Posted on 05.13.2019 by Chandana Sirimalwatte in Local News with 0 Comments
A New Jersey woman has been convicted of forcing a Lankan national to work her for nine years without paying wages.
She has been charged with forced labor, fraud, and a forged marriage. The Lankan woman had to work long hours which included housework and childcare, and was barred from leaving home. Lankan woman who was staying in the US on a temporary visa deceit into a fake marriage by the American woman to keep her in the country.
Reportedly, the woman, who was found guilty of the above-mentioned charges, was sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison convicted on forced labor.