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Hungarian doctor charged with running baby selling scheme

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 12 June 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1578
  1. Carl Kovac
  1. Budapest

    Hungarian gynaecologist Endre Czeizel appeared in a Budapest court last week charged with running a transatlantic scheme to sell babies. If found guilty, he could face five to 10 years in prison.

    According to the Chief Prosecutor's Office in Budapest, Dr Czeizel is accused of violating Hungary's Family Act by encouraging pregnant women, most of them impoverished and from the countryside, to …

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