June 19, 2013
“These defendants ruthlessly exploited their immigrant employees, stealing their wages and requiring them to live in unregulated boarding houses, in effect creating a modern day plantation system,” reported ABC News on June 17 regarding a federal investigation of ten 7-Eleven stores in New York and four in Virginia. “The 7-11 franchises seized today will be better known for their big fraud than their Big Gulp,” said a special agent in charge.
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