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CHINA: Teen Sells Kidney For iPhone

Posted: April 7th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: CHINA!, Cult of Apple, iPad, iPhone, Technoid Gadget News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on CHINA: Teen Sells Kidney For iPhone

CHINA - Teen Sells Kidney For iPhoneFive people in the southern China province of Hunan have been arrested and charged with intentional injury in the case of a teenager who sold a kidney so he could buy an iPhone and an iPad.

The five included a surgeon, who removed a kidney from the 17-year-old boy in April last year.

The boy, identified only by his surname Wang, now suffers from renal deficiency, the government-run Xinhua News Agency quoted prosecutors in Chenzhou city, Hunan province as saying.

According to Chinese news agency Xinhua, one of the defendants received about 220,000 yuan, $US35,00 to arrange the transplant.

He paid Wang 22,000 yuan and split the rest with the surgeon, the three other defendants and other medical staff.

The report did not say who received and paid for the kidney :: Read the full article »»»»