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Businessman jailed for refusing to pay workers

Updated: 2013-10-30 21:52
By Jin Haixing (

The boss of a construction company in Anhui province was recently sentenced to a year in prison after he withheld wages from migrant workers, Xinhua News Agency reported on Wednesday.

Jiang Bin did not pay more than 100 migrant workers for a project in Bengbu, eliciting complaints and protests from the workers. The workers are due 5.28 million yuan ($866,400).

A local court sentenced him to the one-year sentence after he refused to pay the workers.

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