1. Court: Black man made to work without pay entitled to $546K  Associated Press
  2. Black man John Christopher Smith, enslaved by White manager, should receive more than $500,000 in restitution, court says  CBS News
  3. SC restaurant manager ordered to pay Black employee he enslaved $500K  WSOC Charlotte
  4. A restaurant manager who forced a Black man to work without pay owes him more than $500,000 in restitution, court rules  CNN
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — After a Black man with intellectual disabilities was enslaved, beaten and forced to work more than 100 hours a week without pay in a South Carolina restaurant, his manager was sentenced to prison and ordered to pay $273,000 in restitution... RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — After a Black man with intellectual disabilities was enslaved, beaten and forced to work more than 100 hours a week without pay in a South Carolina restaurant, his manager was sentenced to prison and ordered to pay $273,000 in restitution...

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John "Jack" Christopher Smith, who has an intellectual disability, was forced to work 100 hours a week for about five years.John "Jack" Christopher Smith, who has an intellectual disability, was forced to work 100 hours a week for about five years.

Black man John Christopher Smith, enslaved by White manager, should receive more than $500,000 in restitution, court says - CBS News

A man with an intellectual disability was forced to work over 100 hours per week without pay, was kept isolated and was verbally abused.A man with an intellectual disability was forced to work over 100 hours per week without pay, was kept isolated and was verbally abused.

Court awards $500K to S.C. man enslaved for years by restaurant manager

A South Carolina man who was forced to work over 100 hours every week for years without pay and subjected to verbal and physical abuse was supposed to receive close to $273,000 in restitution after his former manager pleaded guilty.

SC restaurant manager ordered to pay Black employee he enslaved $500K – WSOC TV

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A white South Carolina man is serving 10 years after pleading guilty to forced labor, having horrifically exploited and abused John Christopher Smith for years.A white South Carolina man is serving 10 years after pleading guilty to forced labor, having horrifically exploited and abused John Christopher Smith for years.

Imprisoned Restaurant Manager Ordered to Pay Almost $550K to Black Man He Used for Slave Labor for Years

Chris Smith, who was enslaved for five years at a Conway restaurant, could be getting more than $500,000 in restitution, more than double his original amount, after an appellate court ruled the district court didn't give him enough based on federal labor laws. For five years - from 2009 to 2014 - Bobby Edwards, the manager of J&J Cafeteria in Conway effectively enslaved Chris Smith forcing him to work at the restaurant over 100 hours per week without pay, according to court documents.Chris Smith, who was enslaved for five years at a Conway restaurant, could be getting more than $500,000 in restitution, more than double his original amount, after an appellate court ruled the district court didn't give him enough based on federal labor laws. For five years - from 2009 to 2014 - Bobby Edwards, the manager of J&J Cafeteria in Conway effectively enslaved Chris Smith forcing him to work at the restaurant over 100 hours per week without pay, according to court documents.

Black Conway man enslaved by white man for years should get more than $500,000, court says | WPDE

Black Conway man enslaved by white man for years should get more than $500,000, court says

John Christopher Smith, a former employee at the J&J Cafeteria in South Carolina, will be compensated after years of being overworked and enduring abuse at the hands of his manager.John Christopher Smith, a former employee at the J&J Cafeteria in South Carolina, will be compensated after years of being overworked and enduring abuse at the hands of his manager.

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A Black man with intellectual disabilities should be awarded more than $500,000 after he was enslaved for five years at a South Carolina restaurant, a court ruled.John Christopher Smith, who has intellectual disabilities, was forced to work at a South Carolina restaurant for over 100 hours a week without pay for five years.

Black man enslaved by white restaurant owner should be awarded more than $500K, court rules

John Christopher Smith, who has intellectual disabilities, was forced to work at a South Carolina restaurant for over 100 hours a week without pay for five years.John Christopher Smith, who has intellectual disabilities, was forced to work at a South Carolina restaurant for over 100 hours a week without pay for five years.

Black man enslaved by white restaurant owner entitled to $546K, court rules

A federal appeals court ruled that a white restaurant owner who forced an intellectually disabled Black man into slave labor owes more than $500,000 in restitution, double the amount initially imposed by a lower district court.A federal appeals court ruled that a white restaurant owner who forced an intellectually disabled Black man into slave labor owes more than $500,000 in restitution, double the amount initially imposed by a lower district court.

Bobby Paul Edward Ordered Pay Up for Enslaving John Christopher Smith

A federal appeals court ruled that a white restaurant owner who forced an intellectually disabled Black man into slave labor owes more than $500,000 in restitution, double the amount initially imposed by a lower district court.A federal appeals court ruled that a white restaurant owner who forced an intellectually disabled Black man into slave labor owes more than $500,000 in restitution, double the amount initially imposed by a lower district court.

Bobby Paul Edward Ordered Pay Up for Enslaving John Christopher Smith

A South Carolina appellate court ruling found that a Black man with intellectual disabilities is owed double the amount of restitution after being forced into slave labor by a white restaurant manager.A South Carolina appellate court ruling found that a Black man with intellectual disabilities is owed double the amount of restitution after being forced into slave labor by a white restaurant manager

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A Black man who was enslaved by his white boss from 2009 to 2014 has been awarded $546,000 in restitution for unpaid wagesA Black man who was enslaved by his white boss from 2009 to 2014 has been awarded $546,000 in restitution for unpaid wages

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A white manager may have to pay double the restitution to the Black employee he enslaved after a court ruled the original amount wasn't enough.A white manager may have to pay double the restitution to the Black employee he enslaved after a court ruled the original amount wasn't enough.

A white manager who enslaved a Black employee faces more restitution

John Christopher Smith, left, may soon see double the amount he was originally rewarded in restitution, after a judge declared Bobby Paul Edwards' $273,000 restitution not enough.John Christopher Smith, left, may soon see double the amount he was originally rewarded in restitution, after a judge declared Bobby Paul Edwards' $273,000 restitution not enough.

White diner boss in jail for 'enslaving' disabled black worker has restitution fine DOUBLED | Daily Mail Online

A restaurant manager who is serving prison time for effectively enslaving a Black man with an intellectual disability should pay $546,000 in restitution, a court ruled.A restaurant manager who is serving prison time for effectively enslaving a Black man with an intellectual disability should pay $546,000 in restitution, a court ruled.

Black man enslaved by restaurant manager is owed $546,000

In 2019, Bobby Paul Edwards was sentenced to 10 years for coercing John Christopher Smith into 100 hours a week of unpaid labor for five years.

A Black man enslaved by his white boss for 5 years should be given $546,000 in compensation, a court ruled

A judge ruled that a former South Carolina restaurant manager who forced a Black man with intellectual disabilities to work more than 100 hours a week without pay, owes the former employee more than $500,000.A judge ruled that a former South Carolina restaurant manager who forced a Black man with intellectual disabilities to work more than 100 hours a week without pay, owes the former employee more than

Judge rules South Carolina restaurant manager owes more than $500K to worker he enslaved | TheHill

A judge ruled that a former South Carolina restaurant manager who forced a Black man with intellectual disabilities to work more than 100 hours a week without pay, owes the former employee more than $500,000.A judge ruled that a former South Carolina restaurant manager who forced a Black man with intellectual disabilities to work more than 100 hours a week without pay, owes the former employee more than

Judge rules South Carolina restaurant manager owes more than $500K to worker he enslaved | TheHill

Bobby Paul Edwards should pay his victim, John Christopher Smith, double the restitution that had initially been determined, a court has ruled.Bobby Paul Edwards should pay his victim, John Christopher Smith, double the restitution that had initially been determined, a court has ruled.

Bobby Paul Edwards Ordered to Pay John Christopher Smith $546,000 for Enslaving Him

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"He would beat me with belts and all that." "He would beat me with belts and all that."

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A mentally disabled black man was enslaved by a restaurant owner and made to work for free for five yearsJohn Christopher, who is 'intellectually disabled', was coerced into forced labor by Bobby Edwards

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Back in 2017 we first reported on rancidly racist enslaver Bobby Paul Edwards, the manager of J&J Cafeteria in Conway, S.C. who was charged with forced labor, a felony that carried up to 20 years in prison for his disgusting treatment of John Christopher Smith. Now, after Edwards was sentenced to 10 years in prison…Back in 2017 we first reported on rancidly racist enslaver Bobby Paul Edwards, the manager of J&J Cafeteria in Conway, S.C. who was charged with forced labor, a felony that carried up to 20 years in prison for his disgusting treatment of John Christopher Smith. Now, after Edwards was sentenced to 10 years in prison in 2019 and after John Christopher Smith was initially only granted $273,000 in restitution, an appellate court's ruled that he'll receive $546,000.

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Bobby Paul Edwards, 56, is currently serving 10 years for physically abusing John Christopher Smith, 43, a Black man with intellectual disabilities...Bobby Paul Edwards, 56, is currently serving 10 years for physically abusing John Christopher Smith, 43, a Black man with intellectual disabilities...

SC Man Serving 10 Years Ordered to Pay $546,000 to Black Man He Enslaved

John Christopher Smith, who was enslaved at a South Carolina restaurant for years, should be awarded $546,000, an appellate court said.John Christopher Smith, who was enslaved at a South Carolina restaurant for years, should be awarded $546,000, an appellate court said.

Black man enslaved at South Carolina restaurant should get more than $500,000, judge rules - The Washington Post

A US court has ruled that a man who was forced to work more than 100 hours a week without pay should receive restitution amounting to $546,000.  Former restaurant manager Bobby Paul Edward pleaded guilty in 2019 to a forced labour charge after demanding John Christopher Smith, who has intellectual disabilities, work seven days a … A US court has ruled that a man who was forced to work more than 100 hours a week without pay should receive restitution amounting to $546,000.  Former restaurant manager Bobby Paul Edward pleaded guilty in 2019 to a forced labour charge after demanding John Christopher Smith, who has intellectual disabilities, work seven days a …

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Bobby Paul Edwards is currently serving a 10-year prison sentence for enslaving John Christopher Smith from 2009 to 2014Bobby Paul Edwards is currently serving a 10-year prison sentence for enslaving John Christopher Smith from 2009 to 2014

S.C. restaurant manager ordered to pay Black employee he enslaved $500K - TheGrio

Bobby Paul Edwards is currently serving a 10-year prison sentence for enslaving John Christopher Smith from 2009 to 2014Bobby Paul Edwards is currently serving a 10-year prison sentence for enslaving John Christopher Smith from 2009 to 2014

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A South Carolina man who was forced to work over 100 hours every week for years without pay and subjected to verbal and physical abuse was supposed to receive close to US$273,000 in restitution after his former manager pleaded guilty.A South Carolina man who was forced to work over 100 hours every week for years without pay and subjected to verbal and physical abuse was supposed to receive close to US$273,000 in restitution after his former manager pleaded guilty.

Restaurant manager who forced a Black man to work without pay owes him more than US$500K in restitution: court | CTV News

John "Jack" Christopher Smith, who has intellectual disability and an IQ of 70, was forced to work more than 100 hours per week without pay by Bobby Edwards, who took over management of J&J Cafeteria in 2009.John "Jack" Christopher Smith, who has intellectual disability and an IQ of 70, was forced to work more than 100 hours per week without pay by Bobby Edwards, who took over management of J&J Cafeteria in 2009.

Black man enslaved by White manager should receive more than $500,000 in restitution, court says

An appellate court has ruled that a man with an intellectual disability who was forced to work over 100 hours per week at a Conway restaurant without pay is owed more than $500,000 in restitution.An appellate court has ruled that a man with an intellectual disability who was forced to work over 100 hours per week at a Conway restaurant without pay is owed more than $500,000 in restitution.

Court rules man enslaved by S.C. restaurant manager owed more than $500K in restitution