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PIP founder jailed for fraud

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The boss of a French firm at the centre of a global health scare over faulty breast implants has been jailed in France for four years.

Jean-Claude Mas, founder of Poly Implant Prothese (PIP), was also handed a fine of €75,000 by a court in Marseille, although it is thought that he will appeal.

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