The court in the Albanian capital Tirana have arrested a citizen of Russia and Israel, who is suspected of involvement in the illegal transplantation of organs on the territory of the breakaway Republic of Kosovo, reports news portal Kossev.
“Boris Igorevich, Wolfman born in Ukraine in 1984, having citizenship of Russia and Israel, accused of involvement in trafficking in human organs from Costa Rica to Kosovo. According to the EU mission on rule of law (EULEX), in the territory of the breakaway Republic there is a network that includes multiple doctors, and Boris is Wolfman her head,” – said in a statement, quoted by RIA “Novosti”.
According to the portal, Wolfman three were detained in different countries on charges of organ trafficking. Law enforcement authorities believe that the man is involved in crime since 2008. In particular, the name of the Russian appears in the EULEX investigation in connection with the clinic on the territory of Kosovo and Metohija, as well as in investigations in Costa Rica, Turkey, Ukraine and other States.
We will remind, in 2008 in Kosovo was uncovered a criminal scheme for the sale of donor organs. As it was established, in the private Medicus clinic in Pristina have carried out illegal transplant of organs obtained illegally and deceit. People were lured to Kosovo by promises of payment of 15 thousand euros for the removal of the kidney, however, none of them the reward was never received. Victims of the activity “inflamed black transplantologists” were a few of the citizens of Russia and CIS countries.
To the owners of the clinic have been prosecuted. The sentences were announced on 30 April 2013. The owners received an 8 and 7 years in prison, the chief anesthesiologist was sentenced to 3 years imprisonment, and two employee sentenced to 1 year probation.
According to the investigation, the clinic Medicus for the time of its activities made 30 seizures of illegal organs. Donors were mostly people experiencing financial difficulties.