Rich defendant asks to build ‘gilded cage’

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Rich defendant asks to build ‘gilded cage’

Case raises questions about equal justice for wealthy, poor
Dan Zhon, a businessman charged with forcing immigrant construction laborers to work on Chinese diplomatic facilities in the U.S., is seeking permission to turn his New Jersey home into a private jail where he can await trial.
The Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) is shown Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Dan Zhong, a businessman imprisoned on charges he forced immigrant laborers to do construction at Chinese diplomatic facilities in the U.S., wants to turn his New Jersey home into a private jail where he can comfortably await trial. For now Zhong is a prisoner at the MDC. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Rich defendant asks to build ‘gilded cage’

Dan Zhon, a businessman charged with forcing immigrant construction laborers to work on Chinese diplomatic facilities in the U.S., is seeking permission to turn his New Jersey home into a private jail where he can await trial.
The Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) is shown Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Dan Zhong, a businessman imprisoned on charges he forced immigrant laborers to do construction at Chinese diplomatic facilities in the U.S., wants to turn his New Jersey home into a private jail where he can comfortably await trial. For now Zhong is a prisoner at the MDC. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
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