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Crime Man Admits to Trafficking Worker Who Was Kept as 'Slave' in Rundown Shed for 40 Years

01:47  19 january  2022
01:47  19 january  2022 Source:   newsweek.com

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A man has admitted exploiting a vulnerable worker who was kept in a 6ft (2m) shed for 40 years . Peter Swailes, 56, denied conspiring to facilitate travel of another with a view to exploitation, but changed his plea at Carlisle Crown Court. The defendant's father, also Peter Swailes, 80, was The shed contained a chair, a metered TV, soiled bedding and no heating. It rescued the victim, then 58, from the freezing shed in October 2018. The hearing heard he had been sleeping on the floor with a soiled duvet. It also heard he was made to carry out unpaid work from about the age of 16.

Police have rescued a British man who was likely trapped in a shed for 40 years and forced to work as a " slave ", officials said. The 58-year-old man was inside with only a chair and soiled bedding. His rescuers found him Wednesday during a raid at a residential site near Carlisle in Cumbria, United Kingdom, the BBC reported. Crazy story. However, "modern day indentured servitude" or just plain human trafficking is at a high point in all of history. Just look at the Middle East. Dubai was built with slaves .

Peter Swailes, 56, has pleaded guilty to conspiring to exploit a vulnerable victim in a man who was kept in a shed for the last 40 years, according to the Associated Press.

Originally, Peter Swailes Jr. and his father, Peter Swailes Sr., were both charged; however, the senior passed away last year before the trial. Swailes Jr. pleaded guilty to the charges Tuesday. According to presiding Judge Richard Archer, the sentence he passed down could ultimately be suspended.

"The next stage is for me to pass sentence," Archer said. "I have already indicated that this is a case which is so serious that a custodial sentence must follow but I will look with utmost favour on anything in the pre-sentence report or any other documentation which may allow me to impose a suspended sentence of imprisonment."

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A pensioner who ‘ kept a man as a slave in a shed for 40 years ’ has been released. A 58-year-old man was discovered in the 6ft room on a residential site north of Carlisle in Cumbria in a dawn raid on Wednesday by officers from the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) who acted on a tip-off. It is suspected that the victim was locked into the tiny room when he was just 18 years old in 1978. GLAA senior investigating officer Martin Plimmer said: ‘This is a really sad and traumatic case. ‘In my many years of working in law enforcement and tackling really serious incidents of labour

Authorities say the man lived in "shocking conditions" in this shed for decades © Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority. “The information that was given to us was that he had been kept in the shed for a period of 40 years . When we found him he was like a rabbit in headlights and very confused,” Martin Plimmer from the GLAA said, as quoted by The Metro UK . “He was just in the clothes he stood up in, and where he was sleeping in the shed there was just a soiled duvet on the floor.”

The victim was rescued in October 2018 when he was 58 years old and has since been living with supported accommodations in a community. Officers from the Gangmasters & Labour Abuse Authority received an anonymous tip to search a trailer in Carlisle. The trailer consisted of no light or heat, and the portable heater in the trailer had damaged wiring.

The BBC reported that the man began working on farms at the age of 16, painting and roofing, as well as paving work, for which he was paid as little as 10 pounds ($13.50) per day. The News and Star reported that the prosecution has accepted that man was living in these conditions for a "much shorter period." The exploitation of the victim happened from July 31, 2015, until April 25, 2019, according to prosecutors.

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A potential victim of modern slavery has been rescued from a six-foot shed , where it's believed he has been kept in captivity for the past four decades. The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) in conjunction with Cumbria Police rescued the 58-year-old man on October 3 after receiving an "The information that was given to us was that he had been kept in the shed for a period of 40 years . When we found him he was like a rabbit in headlights and very confused," Martin Plimmer from the GLAA said, as quoted by The Metro UK. "He was just in the clothes he stood up in, and where he was sleeping in

A man has admitted exploiting a vulnerable victim who told investigators he had lived in a shed for 40 years . Peter Swailes Jr, 56, pleaded guilty at Carlisle Crown Court on Tuesday ahead of his scheduled modern slavery trial. After they knocked on the door they were greeted by the victim who appeared dishevelled and agitated as he told them he had lived there for 40 years , said the GLAA. When interviewed the victim said he worked on farms, painting, slating and tarmacking, and was paid as little as £10 per day.

Officers noted at the scene, according to the BBC, that the "site the family dog had to sleep in was in a far better state."

GLAA senior investigating officer Martin Plimmer said it had been "a really harrowing investigation," according to the BBC. "In all my years in law enforcement, I have never known a modern slavery case where the exploitation has taken place over such a long period of time."

Swailes agreed to change his plea on the basis of his "limited" involvement in the case. He claimed to not have been made aware of the victim's conditions, meanwhile Swailes senior would arrange for him to work with the victim.

When Swailes senior was arrested, according to the BBC, he said, "Not all this slavery thing again." He was arrested at Hadrian's Caravan Park, near Carlisle, where the victim was held. Police conducted the search warrant and Swailes was arrested on suspicion of offences under the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

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Swailes Jr. will be sentenced February 4.

The shed itself was in poor condition when explored by the GLAA. There was only one window which could not be fully closed and the shed was in complete darkness when the doors were shut. An old electric heater with damaged wiring was discarded in the corner of the shed, and there was no other heating inside. Gangmasters & Labour Abuse Authority © Gangmasters & Labour Abuse Authority The shed itself was in poor condition when explored by the GLAA. There was only one window which could not be fully closed and the shed was in complete darkness when the doors were shut. An old electric heater with damaged wiring was discarded in the corner of the shed, and there was no other heating inside. Gangmasters & Labour Abuse Authority

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