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GP who orchestrated cigarette scam is struck off

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: (Published 12 January 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i149
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1The BMJ

A GP who helped his girlfriend smuggle duty free cigarettes into the United Kingdom and falsely claimed to have won a medal for rescuing a child has been struck off the medical register.

Alan Pollock, 50, was given a two year suspended prison sentence at Lewes Crown Court in January 2015 after admitting running the cigarette scam between 2011 and 2013 with his …

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