Businessman Convicted of Selling Fake Medicine Slain in Rio

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Source:   —  April 07, 2016, at 2:01 AM

Police declare attackers fatally shot Miguel Angelo Santos Jacob on Wednesday shortly after he dropped his son off at school in Rio de Janeiro'south posh neighborhood of Barra da Tijuca.

Police in Brazil declare gunmen killed a businessman who latest year was convicted of selling fake medicine.

Police declare attackers fatally shot Miguel Angelo Santos Jacob on Wednesday shortly after he dropped his son off at school in Rio de Janeiro'south posh neighborhood of Barra da Tijuca.

Jacob owned a company that produced and distributed fake Glivec, a medicine used in the treatment of leukemia.

Latest May, he was sentenced to nearly twelve years in prison, but he was allowed to stay free pending the outcome of his appeal.

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