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Japanese Gangsters, Illegitimate Liver Transplants, Unauthorized Bank Accounts and UCLA

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First, the unauthorized bank account referred to in the title of this blog stems from the UCLA Willed Body fiasco that took place from 1999-2003. Henry Reid, the former Willed Body Program director at UCLA, who sold cadavers and cadaver parts to Ernest Nelson (body parts broker), used an unauthorized bank account that aesthetically (checks, invoices, etc.) appeared to be an authorized UCLA bank account (it was surreptitiously established by three UCLA employees), to embezzle tens of thousands of dollars over a four-to-six-year period.

Not surprisingly, during the same period that UCLA carelessly allowed its Willed Body Program to be run into the ground by Henry Reid, who, oddly, didn’t testify in the trial against Ernest Nelson (even though it was pretty obvious by the copious exhibits presented to the jury that the trial against Ernest Nelson was in fact the trial against both of the hapless body brokers), UCLA allowed Japanese gangsters, who should have never been permitted into the U.S. (thanks, FBI), to receive liver transplants ahead of over 100 patients in terrible need of the same procedure.

From the Los Angeles Times:

UCLA Medical Center and its most accomplished liver surgeon provided a life-saving transplant to one of Japan’s most powerful gang bosses, law enforcement sources told The Times.

In addition, the surgeon performed liver transplants at UCLA on three other men who are now barred from entering the United States because of their criminal records or suspected affiliation with Japanese organized crime groups, said a knowledgeable law enforcement official who spoke on condition of anonymity.

The four surgeries were done between 2000 and 2004 at a time of pronounced organ scarcity. In each of those years, more than 100 patients died awaiting liver transplants in the greater Los Angeles region.

The surgeon in each case was Dr. Ronald W. Busuttil, executive chairman of UCLA’s surgery department, according to another person familiar with the matter who also spoke on condition of anonymity. Busuttil is a world-renowned liver surgeon who co-edited a leading text on liver transplantation and is one of the highest-paid employees in the University of California system.

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  1. msfreeh says:
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    to view a partial list of crimes committed by FBI agents over 1500 pages long see

    to view a partial list of FBI agents arrested for pedophilia see