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Law360, New York (October 20, 2016, 4:03 PM EDT) — The Second Circuit ruled Thursday that a New York federal court did not err in ordering a man to pay $1.25 million in restitution for his role in a scheme to exploit immigrants who worked at 7-Eleven stores throughout Long Island and Virginia.

The Eastern District of New York had the authority to set restitution as a condition of sentencing Shannawaz Baig to time served and three years of supervised release for having participated in the scheme, in which up to 100 workers living in the…

Source: Law360