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Human trafficking cases shrouded in secrecy

Police chief: 'It's absolutely a problem'

8:29 AM, Jan. 29, 2013
The owner of Yen's Chinese Buffet in Kimberly is the subject of a police investigation regarding the treatment of a worker there.
The owner of Yen's Chinese Buffet in Kimberly is the subject of a police investigation regarding the treatment of a worker there.
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An emerging story of fear, intimidation and unpaid labor at a Kimberly restaurant is far from rare, law enforcement officials say.

Police, however, have little concrete evidence to pinpoint the prevalence of human trafficking because, they say, victims live in fear and usually are reluctant to seek help.

"It's absolutely a problem," Appleton Police Chief Pete Helein said. "Undocumented immigrants are being preyed upon. They're essentially held hostage. The threats of deportation and violence are significant motivators for them to not report to police." ...

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