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U of I sued over alleged trafficking (WICS ABC 20)

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WICS/WCCU) — The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Board of Trustees is dealing with a lawsuit from two Chinese women for trafficking claims.

“It felt like the university brought us to campus not for an education but for Professor Xu’s personal pleasure and profit,” said Zhao.

The lawsuit alleges that the U of I ignored the women’s claims due to its large population of international students. They say the university wanted to safeguard the revenue it receives from these international students, many of whom are Chinese.

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The University of Illinois – WICS ABC Newschannel 20

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