EL PASO, Texas -
A federal jury on Friday convicted a Fort Worth woman on two counts of forced labor and two counts of "harboring an illegal alien," according to U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas.
Olga Sandra Murra - aka "Olga Sandra Capon-Meneses" - brought two women into the U.S. illegally from Mexico and forced them, with threat of serious harm and physical restraint, to work for her without pay.
The 64-year-old Murra reportedly told the women she was the "voice of God on earth," and required them to listen to religious recordings of Murra reading Bible verses while they cleaned homes. Prosecutors say the victims believed they would go to hell if they disobeyed Murra.
Murra lived in Mexico from her birth in 1952 until 1997, when she moved with her family to El Paso, Texas. Investigators say that's when she brought "VR," a woman in her 30s, to the United States. The family later moved to Fort Worth.