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Italian doctors probed for 'taking bribes to push pills'

Dozens of offices raided in nationwide sweep

17 October, 12:47
Italian doctors probed for 'taking bribes to push pills' (ANSA) - Rome, October 17 - Italian police on Wednesday raided offices of 67 doctors in a nationwide sweep into alleged kickbacks from a pharmaceutical company. The doctors are accused of accepting large sums of money, vacations abroad and assorted bribes. Investigators did not name the pharmaceuticals company, which allegedly paid over half a million euros in kickbacks to promote their medicine over the competition.

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