14.4 million pounds because of the "Viagra"

English resident, who made a fortune on the sale of counterfeit medicines sildenafil, was sentenced to mandatory payment of illegally earned money. This amount was $ 14.4 million pounds. This decision was made criminal court jury Metropolitan area in the UK Southwark, reports the BBC.

The culprit was Simon Hickman, which was sold counterfeit drugs and unlicensed medicines to treat erectile dysfunction through network technologies. In his online store, in addition to the above medicines sold various aphrodisiacs, however, and a variety of goods for adults.

Data from the British Agency for supervision of the circulation of goods with medical evidence that the offender was confiscated the largest consignment of fake drugs. Criminal court Southwark decided, as a result of illegal deals offender earned about 15.4 million pounds. However, the decision of the court obliges him to return to 14.4 million pounds in the next six months.

The investigation of this case lasted about six months. During this time, government experts have found out that viruchenie tools Hickman bought his apartment in the capital, a country house, as well as other real estate, larger, on the Mediterranean coast in Spain. In addition to all of these purchases, he got more and expensive cars, Range Rover and Bentley.

Earlier it was reported that in 2009, the Briton was sentenced to 2-mind years in prison for selling counterfeit and unlicensed medicines, and also for the legalization of funds that he received illegal means. In addition, in 1998 Hickman already been sentenced to ten months in prison for some fraud in the sale of steroid medications.

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