Indian workers lured to US and paid US$1.20 per hour to build Hindu temple, lawsuit says

May 11, 2021 | INVESTING

FBI agents searched the sprawling site of a Hindu temple on Tuesday as a lawsuit filed in federal court alleged workers from marginalised communities in India were lured to the US and forced to work long hours for just a few dollars per day to help build the temple.The lawsuit accuses the leaders of the Hindu organisation known as Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha, or BAPS, of human trafficking and wage law violations.An FBI spokesperson confirmed that agents were at the…

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