In the Media

Human trafficking: 'I never thought it could happen in this country'

PUBLISHED October 18, 2012

Mike used to pride himself on his health, running double marathons and working as a personal trainer, but now he looked painfully thin and nervous. Sat in the bright living room of a safehouse where he lived for three months, he described having to retrain himself to eat properly after being kept in squalid conditions and forced to work unpaid for three years. He was, he said, a modern-day slave.

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