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Alternative Seattle paper features Lakewood slave case

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on Jan. 31, 2007 at 10:00 pm with No Comments »
January 31, 2007 10:00 pm

The latest issue of the Seattle Weekly has a feature story on Lamyaa Ennassime, the Lakewood teen at the center of a forced labor case involving her aunt and uncle and their Lakewood coffee shop.

The couple were charged in federal court and pleaded guilty last September. They were sentenced in December.

Prosecutors had alleged they made their niece, who was 12 at the time, keep a rigorous schedule of housework and child care while also working 12 to 14 hours for free at their coffee shop.

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