A doctor has been asked to return around £1,050,000, for allegedly prescribing weight-loss pills to patients in England, including at Yorkshire.
Sudesh Madan earned a whopping amount by selling the slimming pills to people. With the money, she bought several properties, luxury cars, travelled to exotic places; in all she was leading a lavish lifestyle.
On Tuesday after a confiscation hearing at St Albans Crown Court, she was asked to pay back over a million pounds under the Proceeds of Crime Act.
The 58-year-old doctor from Homeway, Romford in the month of May was also sent to jail for 18 months for selling phentermine and diethylpropion weight-loss pills at 'Easy Slim' clinics.
Hertfordshire Police said that she continued to sell the pills despite the cancellation of her medical licence by the General Medical Council.
Under the current punishment, she will have to disown two properties and will be sent behind bars for additional four years.
Judge Stephen Gullick has ordered Madan to pay back the money by 24 April 2011.
Andrew Kerry, the Defence Barrister, said if necessary some extra time will be asked from the court to arrange for the pay back amount.
A part of the money that will be received from the doctor would be given to the police in order fight the crime.
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