Jean-Claude Mas

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A photo taken April 18, 2013 shows files in the courthouse at the... News PhotoBouches-du-Rhone,Breast,Breast Implant,Business,Courthouse,Fear,Founder,France,French Culture,Global,Global Business,Implant,Jean-Claude Mas,Law,Legal Trial,Manager,Marseille,Photography,Poly Implant Prothese,Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur,Selling,Vertical,White Collar CrimePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA photo taken April 18, 2013 shows files in the courthouse at the Parc Chanot in Marseille, southern France, before the trial of five managers of the French company Poly Implant Prothese (PIP), including its founder Jean-Claude Mas, who face fraud charges for allegedly selling faulty breast implants that sparked global health fears. PIP company was shut down on March 2010 and its product banned after it was revealed to have been using non-authorised silicone gel that caused abnormally high rupture rates of its implants. AFP PHOTO / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT (Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)