Doctor, pizzeria owner sentenced in Costa Rica for organ trafficking

A doctor and a pizzeria owner were sentenced by a Costa Rican court Monday for recruiting poor people to sell their kidneys for transplants to foreigners, mainly Israelis.
The Costa Rican doctor found guilty of conducting illegal transplants, Francisco Mora Palma, was sentenced to 12 years under the verdict reached by a panel of three judges in San José, the nation’s capital.
A Greek businessman, Dimostenes Katsigiannis, was sentenced to eight years for locating would-be organ donors

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