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Saudi Princess Nabbed for Human Trafficking: Cops

Saudi Princess Nabbed for Human Trafficking: Cops
Posted July 11th, 2013 @ 12:46pm by Matt Cantor, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– A Saudi princess has been arrested after she allegedly held a Kenyan woman "captive against (her) will," requiring her to perform domestic duties some 16 hours a day, seven days a week, for just $220 a month, California prosecutors say. The Saudi woman, Meshael Alayban, 42, has been charged with human trafficking, officials say; conviction could land her in prison for up to 12 years, al-Jazeera reports. But Alayban's lawyer, who says she's a longtime traveler to the US and owns property here, calls the case "a domestic work hours dispute."

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