In Germany, the pharmaceutical giant Roche is involved in a case of suspected corruption , fraud and breach of trust. In the context of criminal-officials from the 12. to 14. In March, the business of the Roche Pharma AG in the German Grenzach, a suburb of Basel rooms searched.
"We're investigating three Doctors and three other Accused persons", confirmed by the Wuppertal Prosecutor Wolf-Tilman Baumert reports of the German regional media. "The main suspect is a doctor from Düsseldorf," he said.
The doctors is suspected to have drugs from Roche and other company prescribed, because Roche, in turn, Roche's sponsorship of an Organisation have made to the doctor are "very close". Thus, the suspicion of bribery in the room.
Over the extent of the payments, the Prosecutor's office did not provide information. Who have triggered in the case of Roche, the suspect payments, is currently the subject of investigations, says Baumert.
Roche explains: "We confirm that in the period from 12. March to 14. In March a search warrant at the offices of Roche Pharma AG has taken place in Grenzach. Roche is cooperating fully with the authorities. About the exact contents of the inquiry we can give at the present time due to the ongoing proceedings no information."
The main interest of the investigators is paid to the three accused Doctors. You is accused to have not provided services to health insurance funds charged, says Prosecutor Baumert. The Name of Roche was called by the Prosecutor's office based on specific Requests from journalists. These had gotten Wind of the RAID, at Roche Pharma in Grenzach. The Other is accused of the physician to have patients to a specific hospital, be referred. In return, he did this free of charge work spaces in the hospital.
In the train of these investigations, raids took place across Germany. According to the chief Prosecutor Baumert rooms in March, a total of 19 business, six private homes and two offices of tax advisers in places such as Düsseldorf, Langenfeld, Basel, and Munich. In addition, clarifications were made in the case of banks.
What other company money to the doctor, related organization, is not known. The second of the Basel pharmaceutical giant, Novartis, is not. According to information, the group has not been contacted by the authorities in the case.
Created: 09.04.2019, 20:49 PM