The BGH confirmed the verdict: Twelve years in prison for the mess the pharmacist

In the scandal of adulterated drugs was confirmed by the Federal court of justice (BGH), the prison sentence against a pharmacist from the Ruhr area. Karlsruhe

The BGH confirmed the verdict: Twelve years in prison for the mess the pharmacist

In the scandal of adulterated drugs was confirmed by the Federal court of justice (BGH), the prison sentence against a pharmacist from the Ruhr area. Karlsruhe rejected the Revision of the man as unfounded, as on Tuesday it was informed. The judgment of the Essen regional court from July 2018 against the then 48-year-old pharmacist from Bottrop, which is final.

Due to a minimum of 14,500 cases, under-dosed cancer medications between 2012 and 2016, Peter S. had received a sentence of twelve years. The land court is that he stretched the vital medicine of his patients out of greed.

in Addition, the imposed life-long prohibition from practising a profession against the man who has been sitting for the end of 2016 in custody. The damage for the health insurance companies had estimated the Essen district court to 17 million euros, this "value" amount should be recovered from the assets of the accused. Only in this point, the court spoke of a "minor part of success": The Revision should be discarded", with the proviso as unfounded", instead of 17 million Euro, the confiscation of the "Taterträgen" was arranged in the amount of 13.6 million euros.

pain money process was interrupted

Peter S. had not spoken in the course of the process to the allegations. Many patients and relatives were next to the plaintiff occurred. The scandal had been uncovered by two employees. In addition, there is against Peter S. "pain and suffering" claims. A June 2019 scheduled the first trial date, a former cancer patient demanded 15,000 euros for Pain and suffering was not, however, been repealed. Reason: The opening of insolvency proceedings against the fraud and intentional breach of the medicines act condemned man. All the pain money procedures were interrupted, had communicated to the district court. The sufferers should Lodge their claims with the insolvency administrator.

Updated Date: 07 July 2020, 22:19

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