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BBC News - GSK receives record fine in China for bribing doctors

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Pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline have been fined $490m (£297m) after being found guilt of bribery by a Chinese court. The firm was convicted of bribing doctors and hospitals in China in order to get their products promoted. GSK's former head of Chinese operations, Mark Reilly, received a three-year prison sentence, which is suspended, and is set to be deported. Theo Leggett reports.