Peru organ mafia sold kidney transplants for $125,000

Posted on April 9, 2013 • Filed under: Crime, Latin America Health, Organized Crime, Peru, TRAVEL reported that a group of Peruvian doctors and accomplices were reported to the Peruvian justice for having marketed since 2004, kidney transplants, sources confirmed to Efe OTP. Recipients of kidneys from the United States, Latin America, Europe and Asia, paying up to $ 125,000 for medical expenses, including Peruvian donor recruitment, according to research newspaper La República. Donors, according to research from the same newspaper, were economically disadvantaged individuals receiving 4,500 to $ 7,000 for giving a kidney. Read Article

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