We’ve written a lot about the biggest human trafficking bust in U.S. history, involving the enslavement of at last 400 Thai laborers on American farms. Global Horizons Manpower Inc., the recruitment agency responsible for luring the workers into slavery has its headquarters in Beverly Hills. But that’s not where the Los Angeles connection ends.
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There was a great piece in the New York Times Op Ed section yesterday that illustrates how modern day slavery can become an entrenched part of a community.
The piece decries the apathy of the Hawaiian public, over a recent, massive, human trafficking bust that enslaved 400 Thai nationals on farms in the state of Hawaii, and on the mainland. It is the biggest human trafficking case in U.S. history. The workers were trafficked through a Beverly Hills recruitment agency, Global read more >
THAI WORKERS COME FORWARD IN BIGGEST HUMAN TRAFFICKING CASE IN US HISTORY
Via Neon Tommy: Several dozen Thai workers—many of them hiding their faces behind scarves and sunglasses—spoke at a press conference in front of a Thai temple in Los Angeles yesterday. The workers were victims in the largest human trafficking case in U.S. history. Hundreds of Thai workers were allegedly lured into slavery by Beverly Hills-based labor recruiting agency Global Horizons Manpower. They paid the agency up to read more >
Four of the six people indicted in what is being called the biggest human trafficking case in US history have turned themselves in, or are scheduled to surrender by early this week.
Israeli national Mordechai Orian, 45, surrendered to authorities in Honolulu on Friday. Orian is the CEO and president of LA-based labor recruiting agency, Global Horizons Manpower. The agency is accused of trafficking 400 Thai nationals into US farms where they were saddled with enormous recruitment fees (as read more >
Beware of Human Traffickers Masquerading as Manpower Agencies
“The largest human trafficking case ever charged in US history” involves Beverly Hills-based read more >