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July 3, 1998 | Associated Press
A man who pleaded guilty in a New York court to smuggling deaf Mexicans into the United States and forcing them to work as trinket vendors has been deported to Mexico to face money-laundering charges, police reported Thursday. Alfredo Rustrian Paoletti, know by the deaf workers as "the Hearing Man" because he is not deaf, was placed under arrest at the Mexico City airport.
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July 20, 1998 | From Associated Press
A year to the day after their plight was discovered, 37 deaf Mexicans who had lived as indentured slaves peddling trinkets in subways were taken Sunday to a city-owned shelter. As workers loaded their possessions into a truck, the Mexicans smiled, waved and flashed peace signs from second-story windows of the motel where they have lived for 11 months. "Brooklyn!" shouted the son of one family, referring to their new home.
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July 20, 1998 | From Associated Press
A year to the day after their plight was discovered, 37 deaf Mexicans who had lived as indentured slaves peddling trinkets in subways were taken Sunday to a city-owned shelter. As workers loaded their possessions into a truck, the Mexicans smiled, waved and flashed peace signs from second-story windows of the motel where they have lived for 11 months. "Brooklyn!" shouted the son of one family, referring to their new home.
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July 3, 1998 | Associated Press
A man who pleaded guilty in a New York court to smuggling deaf Mexicans into the United States and forcing them to work as trinket vendors has been deported to Mexico to face money-laundering charges, police reported Thursday. Alfredo Rustrian Paoletti, know by the deaf workers as "the Hearing Man" because he is not deaf, was placed under arrest at the Mexico City airport.
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