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Two arrested in US for selling organs for transplantation

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7133.723f (Published 07 March 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:723
  1. Deborah Josefson
  1. San Francisco

    The Federal Bureau of Investigations has arrested two Chinese men for conspiring to sell organs for transplantation in the United States. The organs being offered were allegedly harvested from executed Chinese prisoners.

    The two arrested were Wang Chengyong, a former criminal prosecutor from Hainan Province, and Xingqi Fu, a Chinese citizen currently living in New York. The two men allegedly offered corneas, lungs, livers, a kidney, a pancreas, and skin for …

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