$1M Sought Against Diplomat In Forced Labor Case

Law360, Los Angeles (August 29, 2016, 8:06 PM ET) — A man who accused a Bangladesh consul general of forcing him to work as a slave in his house and at the consulate is now asking for more than $1 million in damages, according to papers in New York federal court on Monday.

Mashud Rana had accused Monirul Islam and his wife, Fahima Prova, of luring him to follow them from Bangladesh to the U.S. with promises of $3,000 a month in wages and vacation time, then backing out on those promises and holding him prisoner…

Source: Law360