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Italian courts find 175 doctors and managers guilty of fraud

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7383.243/b (Published 01 February 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:243
  1. Fabio Turone
  1. Milan

    A total of 175 doctors and health managers were found guilty of fraud and corruption in Italy last week, after the country's biggest trial of doctors for embezzlement came to an end. The doctors were sentenced to prison terms ranging from two months to three and a half years, though it is likely that many will avoid imprisonment by appealing against their convictions, a process that can take years.

    The defendants were found guilty of …

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