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Stolen Medical Equipment

 

Last updated 8/5/2020 at 12:53pm



It’s hard to fathom how low some criminals will go. Right in the middle of the COVID crisis, a respiratory therapist working for the Department of Veterans Affairs was nabbed for theft. Hospitals were sweating out having enough space and equipment to take care of patients, and medical personnel were struggling to find enough protective gear for themselves. So what was this respiratory therapist doing? He was stealing ventilators and selling them on eBay.

He stole not only ventilators but bronchoscopes and other respiratory support equipment — just the medical stuff COVID patients need t...



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