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Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) founder Jean-Claude Mas (R) leaves the courthouse after his trial on May 17, 2013 at the Parc Chanot in Marseille, southern France, on the last day of the trial of five managers 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. Prosecutors are pushing for a four-year sentence for the faulty breast implant firm founder. AFP PHOTO / GERARD JULIEN (Photo credit should read GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) founder Jean-Claude Mas (R) leaves the courthouse after his trial on May 17, 2013 at the Parc Chanot in Marseille, southern France, on the last day of the trial of five managers 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. Prosecutors are pushing for a four-year sentence for the faulty breast implant firm founder. AFP PHOTO / GERARD JULIEN (Photo credit should read GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images)
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May 17, 2013
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