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Auckland man who forced staff into ‘economic slavery’ still a risk to community, refused parole – New Zealand Herald

Man forced paid staff as little as $6 an hour and confiscated passports.

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Mohammed Atiqul Islam. Photo / NZ HeraldA man jailed for exploiting migrant workers after forcing staff in his Auckland sweet shop to work for up to 68 hours a week for a pittance has been refused parole.
Mohammed Atiqul Islam and his wife Nafisa Ahmed paid their staff as little as $6 an hour and confiscated passports.
Staff said they thought they “might die from overwork” .
The couple were jointly charged by Immigration New Zealand and acquitted on human trafficking charges.
Islam was found guilty…

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