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Old 17 June 2013, 07:18 PM
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Icon401 7-Eleven Stores Operated 'Modern Day Plantation System,' Feds Claim

The owners of 7-Eleven franchises in New York and Virginia created a "modern day plantation system" in which undocumented workers were furnished with stolen identities and forced to work 100 hours a week for a fraction of their wages, according to a federal authorities.

http://abcnews.go.com/US/eleven-stor...ry?id=19419739
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In this article a federal magistrate notes "the scheme allegedly netted $156 million." I can just see it now: The government spends millions of U.S. citizens' tax dollars to hunt down & kill terrorists in Pakistan who are getting funded with millions in U.S. citizens' beer and cigarette money.
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Does anyone know where these stores are? I know one store in Herndon Virginia that is run by Pakistanis. The store is still open, so I am guessing it's not that store.
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The ones in the Hampton Roads area are listed in the article here. One is on a main road in Virginia Beach; I go by it a few times a week. I'm sure I've been in it at some point but not on a regular basis.
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