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GSK receives record fine in China for bribing doctors

Pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline have been fined $490m (£297m) after being found guilt of bribery by a Chinese court.

The firm was convicted of bribing doctors and hospitals in China in order to get their products promoted.

GSK's former head of Chinese operations, Mark Reilly, received a three-year prison sentence, which is suspended, and is set to be deported.

Theo Leggett reports.

  • 19 Sep 2014
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