Thursday, March 8, 2012

Breast Implant: PIP boss Mas jailed for bail default

The founder of the French breast implant company at the heart of a global health scare has been jailed after failing to pay his bail.
Jean-Claude Mas, 72, was released on 100,000 euro (£83,000; $131,000) bail in January, facing a charge of "involuntary injury".

The French government has advised 30,000 women to have their PIP implants removed, a call repeated in several other countries, including Germany and the Czech Republic.
Read details: BBC News


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