Texas Couple Sentenced to 7 Years For Enslaving Guinean Girl

Nicole Rojas
Apr 25, 2019 - 5:00

A Texas couple who enslaved a young Guinean woman for 16 years were each sentenced to seven years in federal prison, authorities said on April 23. Mohamed Toure, 58, and his wife Denise Cros-Toure, 58, from Southlake, Texas, were convicted by a federal jury in January of forcing the girl to work for their family without payment from the time she was about 5 years old. The couple were also ordered to pay $288,620.24 in restitution. The couple, who are citizens of Guinea and lawful permanent residents in the US, may be deported after they serve their time in prison, authorities said in a statement. Toure is the son of Guinea’s first president, Ahmed Sékou Touré, and his wife is...

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One Reply to “Texas Couple Sentenced to 7 Years For Enslaving Guinean Girl”

  1. Holy smokes, this story is CRAZY!!!!! They only got 7 years for 16 years of imprisonment “Slavery”. This is unbelievable, what was the judge thinking, come on Texas!!!
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