Human Trafficking and Slavery in DC Beltway


Under the radar alert:

The Washington Examiner’s Freeman Klopott is reporting that dozens of wealthy Beltway families have employed illegal immigrants as domestic employees in what Federal prosecutors have said amounts to slave labor.

Sentencing was scheduled to be held for naturalized citizen and Indonesian native Soripada Lubis for harboring up to 24 Indonesian women, and profiting from their labor.  Lubis’ wife, Siti Chadidjah Siregar, an Indonesian citizen, has also entered a guilty plea to making false statements, and faces up to 5 years in prison.

This is interesting:

Klopott says, “The list of Lubis’ 50 clients divulged in court filings by federal prosecutors includes a high-profile Washington attorney, ….   No charges have been filed against the people who employed the women, and The Examiner has chosen not to release their names.

Begging the question, of course, “Why not release the names?”

Since this case involves under the table, cash payments to illegal immigrants, then it is safe to assume that taxes have not been paid.

There’s a lot of that going around lately.

Cassandra Clifford has more

—–

This is the World Famous Friday Open Thread: a free speech zone.

WFFOT: To boldly go where no thread has gone before!

Linkfest Haven, the Blogger's OasisTrackposted to : Voting Female, A1A South, Bob’s Bites, Conservative Hideout, Michelle Malkin, LGF2.0, Beagle Scout, Dr. Bulldog, Dr. Dave, Hatless in Hattiesburg, Illusion or Reality, Landing Zone Eagle, Rosemary’s Thoughts, Ironic Surrealism, Woman Honor Thyself, WriterChick Talks, Third World Country, David Drake,

and Murder of Ravens (so long, bud).

4 Responses

  1. I read a report several years ago that reported that slavery was alive and well and as prevalent as ever, though hidden from plain view in brothels and households.

  2. Why not release the names?

    Hmm…couldn’t have ANYTHING to do with powerful people being on that list, could it? No wonder I’m do damned cynical.

  3. The Examiner has chosen not to release their names.“

    Or the Examiner has been pressured to not name names?
    Hmm…
    Tweeted ;)

    BTW Nuke Thanks for the linkage!

  4. I twittered it too. Good article.

Comments are closed.

Flaming Honesty

By James Christopher Darling

Pink Goddess Writer

Wife, mother, author, new blogger & coffee addict... Follow me on my journey of good health & good writing..

pressinside

Just another WordPress.com site

מוצרי נעילה ומיגון

מנעולן בירושלים

faridanaz

If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. - Katharine Hepburn.

HailStateBEAT

The official blog of Mississippi State University Athletics

Stevie Renee Nicole

Thoughts are free and words are inspiration

helloshiva

If result is negative , take it positive sine of life

M The Travel Junkie

A Blog To Share My Travel, Food & Living Stories.

Terror Trends Bulletin

Tracking and Analysis of Jihadist Terrorism

Raabbiirraa

Iyyuuf Bakkeen Naguma, Dhiisuuf laphee Na Guba

jetset2

https://instagram.com/jet.set2/

Big Red Carpet Nursing

Succeed, Enjoy: Thrive!

The Oak Lane-Germantown-Wissahickon Line

philadelphia, pennsylvania, art, politics, cooking, chef, sous chef, photography, transportation, septa, nyc, jersey, news, ideas, creative thinking, investments, money, business, motivation, wordpress

Mechanical Engineering

Leaders for The World ...

A.D. Martin

writing - novels - film - television - video games - other stuff

Mississippi Conservative Daily

Pro-Constitution, Pro-Liberty, Pro-Life, Pro-McDaniel

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 461 other followers

%d bloggers like this: