“Danish Study” CDC Doctor who “Debunked” Autism Vaccines Link Indicted on Fraud

Age of Autism

April 14, 2011

We have written several articles about Dr. Poul Thorsen (4th from the left in the back row with his CDC colleagues), whose research known as “The Danish Study” is quoted extensively to “debunk” the autism vaccine connection. The mainstream media was silent when he disappeared. Here are some of the posts we’ve run on the topic¬†along with today’s article in the Atlanta Bizjournals below. Will they give Thorsen “the Wakefield treatment” now, or have they been given their marching orders to look the other way?

Scandal Looms Over Danish Scientist by Mark Blaxill & Dan Olmsted

Danes Charge Thorsen with Tax Evasion

CDC and Thorsen Continue to Collaborate

Poul Thorsen’s Mutating Resume by Mark Blaxill (a must read)

First Fraud Dr. Thorsen and The Danish Study by JB Handley

Thorsen Still In Charge of Danish Registries

Danish Scientist Absonds with Millions “Proved” Vaccines do Not Cause Autism

Thorsen and CDC Whitewash by Dr. Ed Yazbak

Breaking News Dane Indicted Today A Danish man was indicted Wednesday on charges of wire fraud and money laundering for allegedly concocting a scheme to steal more than $1 million in autism research money from the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The indictment charges Poul Thorsen, 49, with 13 counts of wire fraud and nine counts of money laundering. The wire fraud counts each carry a maximum of 20 years in prison and the money laundering counts each carry a maximum of 10 years in prison, with a fine of up to $250,000 for each count.

The federal government also seeks forfeiture of all property derived from the alleged offenses, including an Atlanta residence, two cars and a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

According to U.S. Attorney Sally Quillian Yates, the charges and other information presented in court, Thorsen worked in the 1990s as a visiting scientist at the CDC Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, when the CDC was soliciting grant applications for research related to infant disabilities.

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Author: Leslie Carol Botha

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