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Peru Murder Story a Big Fat Lie

Peru cop suspended for tale of gang that killed fatties

(Newser) - The Peruvian cop who claimed to have busted a crime ring that killed dozens of people to harvest their fat has been suspended for lying. Felix Murga, the country's top organized crime investigator, said that a gang had killed 60 people to sell their fat at $15,000 a liter.... More »

Peru Gang Accused of Killing to Harvest Fat

Cosmetics firms said to pay $60K/gallon; experts skeptical

(Newser) - Peruvian police today arrested four men accused of killing dozens of people and selling their fat to cosmetics companies in Europe. At a news conference that featured several bottles of fat, which police say the gang sold for $60,000 per gallon, authorities didn’t produce any evidence of sales,... More »

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