tagged w/ Masterminds
"The alleged mastermind of a kidney transplant scheme in India has admitted to his involvement in about 300 transplants over the last 12 to 13 years, police said Friday....Amit Kumar is accused of coercing, stealing or buying kidneys from healthy Indians and then selling them to foreigners for transplant.....Police in India have said that as many as 500 people may have each lost a kidney to the ring. Some told CNN they were forced to do so and not compensated."
This guy had over $250,000 in mixed currency on him and he had the nerve to declare his innocence.
I find it ironic that this happens, while I'm in the middle of reading Michael Crichton's book, NEXT. It's mostly about the world of genetics, but it touches on illegal harvesting of body parts.
http://www.crichton-official.com/books-next-history.html"The alleged mastermind of a kidney transplant scheme in India has admitted to... more