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California church leaders lured homeless into forced labor, U.S. says

Seattle Times Thursday, 12 September 2019
A dozen leaders of a California-based ministry have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that they lured homeless people into forced labor with the false promise that they would be provided meals and shelter, prosecutors said this week. Instead, authorities said, they were imprisoned in group homes and coerced to forgo welfare […]
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A dozen leaders of the Imperial Valley Ministries in California is accused of preying on homeless people, forcing them to beg for money and then taking it from them.

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