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Couple Charged With Keeping Woman as Slave

They confiscated her passport, forced her to get married

(Newser) - A grand jury indicted a Virginia couple on a host of charges this week, following allegations that they forced a woman into domestic servitude for a decade, threatening to shoot her or have her arrested if she tried to run away. According to the indictment, Gloria and Alfred Edwards, aged... More »

Arab Military Officer Busted for Rhode Island Slave

Colonel kept Filipino woman confined in US home as he attended school

(Newser) - A naval officer from the United Arab Emirates has been busted for keeping an unpaid servant while living in a tony Rhode Island neighborhood. Col. Arif Mohamed Saeed Mohamed Al-Ali was nabbed as he attempted to board a flight out of New York's JFK airport. He pleaded guilty last week... More »

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