22 U.S.C. § 7102(5) (2010) (Title 22: Foreign Relations and Intercourse—Chapter 78: Trafficking Victims Protection)
In this division:
(5) Involuntary servitude. The term "involuntary servitude" includes a condition of servitude induced by means of—
(A) any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause a person to believe that, if the person did not enter into or continue in such condition, that person or another person would suffer serious harm or physical restraint; or
(B) the abuse or threatened abuse of the legal process.