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Read the Indictment of CDC Autism Researcher Poul Thorsen at Age of Autism

We have a pdf of the indictment of Dr. Poul Thorsen the Danish researcher held in highest esteem for having "debunked" the autism vaccine connection many years ago. As Dr. Max Wiznitzer said about another doctor recently, "If you can't trust the researcher, you can't trust the research."  The verbiage is below, but a pdf doesn't translate into readable text, so we suggest you click HERE to see the actual indictment.


FILED IN eHAMBERS U.S.D.C. Atlanta ORIGINAL IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

APR 1 8 201'

FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA ATLANTA DIVISION

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

CRIMINAL INDICTMENT

v.
NO·1: 11-C R -194

POUL THORSEN

THE GRAND JURY CHARGES THAT:

COUNTS ONE THROUGH THIRTEEN

(Wire Fraud)

1. Beginning on a date unknown, but at least by in or about
February 2004, and continuing until in or about February 2010, in
the Northern District of Georgia and elsewhere the defendant, POUL l
THORSEN1 aided and abetted by others known and unknown to the Grand
Jury, did knowingly devise and intend to devise a scheme and
artifice to defraud, and to obtain money and property by means of
materially false and fraudulent pretenses, representations, and
promises, and by omission of material facts, well knowing and
having reason to know that said pretenses, representations, and
promises were and would be false and fraudulent when made and
caused to be made and that said omissions were and would be
material.

2. Beginning in or about 2000 1 the U.S. Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Birth Defects and
Developmental Disabilit awarded grant money to Denmark for
research involving infant disabilities, autism, genetic disorders,


and fetal alcohol syndrome. The CDC awarded the grant to fund
studies of the relationship between autism and the exposure to
vaccines, the relationship between cerebral palsy and infection
during pregnancy, and the relationship between developmental
outcomes and fetal alcohol exposure.

3. Defendant THORSEN worked as a vi ting scientist at the
CDC, Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, when
the CDC was soliciting the grant applications. Defendant THORSEN
promoted the idea of awarding the grant to Denmark for studies
related to infant disabilities. Defendant THORSEN scheduled
meetings with the Danish Medical Research Council, Aarhus
University, and Odense University Hospital about the proposed
Danish research. In addition to initiating the meetings, defendant
THORSEN provided guidance and ideas for the grant that the CDC
ultimately awarded to Denmark.
4. The CDC initially awarded the grant to the Danish Medical
Research Council and then, beginning in or about 2007, to the
Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation (DASTI), both
of which were governmental agencies in Denmark. From 2000 through
2009, the CDC awarded over $7 million to the Danish Medical
Research Council and over $4 million to DASTI, totaling over $11
million, for the Danish research studies.
5. Aarhus University and Odense University Hospital
administered the CDC grant under the direction of a principal



investigator, who was assigned scientific and administrative

oversight.

6. In 2002, after CDC awarded the grant, defendant THORSEN
went to Denmark and became the principal investigator, responsible
for administering the research money awarded by the CDC to Denmark.
Defendant THORSEN also held a faculty position at Aarhus
University, where scientists performed research under the grant.
In those positions, he submitted invoices for payment to Aarhus
University and Odense University Hospital for work and expenses
related to the CDC grant.
7. In or about May 2007 and March 2008, defendant THORSEN
submitted fraudulent letters to DASTI, purportedly signed by grant
management officers at the CDC, that falsely stated that the CDC
had awarded grant money, and that certain funds were available, to
DASTI under the grant. Defendant THORSEN forged the CDC employees'
signatures on the letters. Based on the misrepresentations in
these letters, DASTI released funds for work and expenses that
defendant THORSEN claimed were associated with the CDC grant.
8. From or about February 2004 through in or about June
2008, defendant THORSEN submitted over a dozen fraudulent invoices,
purportedly signed by a laboratory section chief at the CDC's
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities,
for reimbursement of expenses that defendant THORSEN claimed were
incurred in connection with the CDC grant. The invoices falsely



claimed that a CDC laboratory had performed work under the grant

for which Aarhus University owed money. Based on the
misrepresentations in these invoices! Aarhus University wire
transferred hundreds of thousands of dollars to accounts held at
the CDC Federal Credit Union in Atlanta! Georgia. Aarhus
University believed that the accounts! which were identified in the
fraudulent invoices! belonged to the CDC.

9. In truth! the CDC Federal Credit Union accounts were
personal accounts held by defendant THORSEN. He used the accounts
to steal money under the CDC grant.
10. After the money was transferred to defendant THORSEN!s
accounts! he moved the money among multiple CDC Federal Credit
Union accounts and eventually withdrew it for his own personal use.
Defendant THORSEN purchased a home in Atlanta! a Harley Davidson
motorcycle! and Audi and Honda vehicles with the proceeds of his
fraud. He also obtained numerous cashier! s checks made out to
himself from the fraudulent proceeds deposited at the CDC Federal
Credit Union.
11. Defendant THORSEN obtained over $1 million from his
scheme to defraud.
12. On or about the dates set forth below! in the Northern
District of Georgia and elsewhere! the defendant! POUL THORSEN!
aided and abetted by others known and unknown to the Grand Jury!
and for the purpose of executing the aforementioned scheme and



artifice to defraud, transmitted and caused to be transmitted by
means of wire communication in interstate and foreign commerce,
writings, signs, signals, and sounds, that is, wire transfers ln
the following amounts from accounts held by Aarhus University in
Denmark to accounts held by defendant THORSEN at the CDC Federal
Credit Union Atlanta, Georgia:

COUNT DATE AMOUNT
1 12/4/2006 $24,708.00
2 1/16/2007 $43,406.00
3 2/22/2007 $30,409.00
4 3/15/2007 $56,506.00
5 3/22/2007 $17,520.00
6 6/18/2007 $121,961.00
7 1/16/2008 $47,171.76
8 4/1/2008 $47,219.00
9 5/2/2008 $65/928.00
10 6/26/2008 $23/602.00
11 6/26/2008 $23,602.00
12 10/29/2008 $23/602.00
13 10/29/2008 $23,602.00

All in violation of Title 18/ United States Code, Sections
1343 and 2.

COUNTS FOURTEEN THROUGH TWENTY-TWO
(Money Laundering)

13. The Grand Jury re-alleges and incorporates by reference
paragraphs 1 through 11 of this Indictment as if fully set forth


herein.

14. On or about the dates set forth below1 in the Northern
District of Georgia and elsewherethe defendant POUL THORSEN 1

1

l

aided and abetted by others known and unknown to the Grand Jury1
knowingly engaged in and attempted to engage in the monetary
transactions below in criminally derived property of a
value greater than $10 1 000, consisting of the deposit, withdrawal,
transfer, and


in and affecting interstate and foreign
commerce, of funds and monetary instruments by, through, and to a
financial institution, such property having been derived from
specified unlawful activity, that is, a scheme to defraud in
violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1343 and 2:

COUNT DATE TRANSACTION AMOUNT PAYEE
14 5/30/2006 Withdrawal by
personal check from
CDC Federal Credit
Union (FCU) account
no. ending 3353
$33,994.57 Stone
Mountain
Harley
Davidson
15 7/27/2006 Withdrawal by
cashier's check from
CDC FCU account no.
ending 0698
$52 1 892.25 THORSEN
16 12/5/2006 Transfer from CDC
FCU account no.
ending 1335
$19,071.00 J.H.
(CDC FCU
account no.
ending 0698)
17 1/17/2007 Transfer from CDC
FCU account no.
ending 1335
$19,271.00 J.H.
(CDC FCU
account no.
ending 0698)


18 3/16/2007 Transfer from CDC
FCU account no.
ending 8562
$56,400.00 THORSEN
(CDC FCU
account no.
ending 1335)
19 6/26/2007 Withdrawal by
cashierls check from
CDC FCU account no.
ending 0698
$17,338.00 THORSEN
! 20 5/5/2008 Transfer from CDC
FCU account no.
ending 1335
$21,746.56 THORSEN
(CDC FCU
account no.
ending 2920)
21 6/30/2008 Withdrawal by
cashier's check from
CDC FCU account no.
ending 0698
$11,041.00 THORSEN
22 10/29/2008 Transfer from CDC
FCU account no.
ending 8562
$47 / 200.00 THORSEN
(CDC FCU
account no.
ending 1335)

All violation of Title 18 1 United States Code I Sections
1957 and 2.
FORFEITURE PROVISION

15. Upon conviction of one or more of the wire fraud offenses

I

alleged in Counts 1 through 13 of this Indictment in violation of
Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343, the defendant, POUL
THORSEN, shall forfeit to the United Statesl pursuant to Title 18,
United States Code l Sections 981 (a) (1) (C), 1956 (c) (7), and 1961 (1) ,
and Title 28, United States Code, Section 2461(c), any property,
real or personal, which constitutes or is derived from proceeds
traceable to such offenses, including but not limited to the
following:


(A) MONEY JUDGMENT
A sum of money equal to the amount of proceeds the
defendant obtained as a result of the offenses.


(B) REAL PROPERTY


(1) 2657 Briarlake Road, Atlanta, DeKalb County,
Georgia 30345, and all buildings and appurtenances
thereon, more particularly described as follows:

All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in
Land Lot 206 of the 18th District, DeKalb County,
Georgia, and being Lot 31, The Woods of Briarlake
as per plat recorded in Plat Book 90, Page 72,
DeKalb County, Georgia records, which plat is
incorporated herein and made a part hereof by
reference.

(C) CONVEYANCES

(1) 2008 Honda CR-V EX-L, VIN 5J6RE48728L040280.
(2) 2004 Audi S4 Avant Quattro, VIN WAUXL68E84A145888.
(3) 2006 FLSTFSE2 Harley Davidson motorcycle,
VIN 1HD1PNF146Y955597.


16. Upon conviction of one or more of the money laundering
offenses alleged in Counts 14 through 22 of this Indictment, in
violation of Tit 18, United States Code, Section 1957, defendant
THORSEN shall forfeit to the united States, pursuant to Title 18,
United States Code, Section 982(a) (1) I any and all property, real
or personal involved in such offenses and all property traceable

I

to such offenses, including but not limited to the following:

(A) MONEY JUDGMENT

A sum of money equal to the total value of property
involved in each offense for which defendant THORSEN is
liable.


(B) REAL PROPERTY


(1) 2657 Briarlake Road, Atlanta, DeKalb County,
Georgia 30345, and all buildings and appurtenances
thereon, more particularly described as follows:

All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in

Land Lot 206 of the 18th District, DeKalb County,

Georgia, and being Lot 31, The Woods of Briarlake

as per plat recorded in Plat Book 90, Page 72,

DeKalb County, Georgia records, which plat is

incorporated herein and made a part hereof by

reference.

(C) CONVEYANCES

(1) 2008 Honda CR-V EX-L, VIN 5J6RE48728L040280.
(2) 2004 Audi S4 Avant Quattro, VIN WAUXL68E84A145888.
(3) 2006 FLSTFSE2 Harley Davidson motorcycle,
VIN 1HD1PNF146Y955597.


17. If, as a result of any act or omission of defendant
THORSEN, any property subject to forfeiture:

(a) cannot be located upon the exercise of due diligence;
(b) has been transferred or sold to, or deposited with, a
third person;


(c) has been placed beyond the jurisdiction of the Court;
(d) has been substantially diminished in value; or
(e) has been commingled with other property which cannot be


subdivided without difficulty;
the United States intends, pursuant to Title 21, United States
Code, Section 853(p), as incorporated by Title 18, United States
Code, Section 982(b) and/or Title 28, United States Code, Section


2461 (c), to seek forfeiture of any other property of defendant
THORSEN, up to the value of the above forfeitable property.

A __________~~~-=~_________ BILL


FOREPERSON

SALLY QUILLIAN YATES
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY

-¥!lA'£

STEPHEN H. McCLAIN
ASSISTANT UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
600 U.S. Courthouse
75 Spring Street, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30303
404/581-6288
Georgia Bar No. 143186

 

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Something smells awfully fishy to me. Is it possible he was set up somehow?

Guess big Pharma was done with him.

Don't drop the soap in the prison showers Paul.

Just a slim majority of Americans - 52% - think vaccines don't cause autism, a new Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll found.


Dr. Eisenstein Comments:


Wow, In a short period of time, in spite of all the propaganda and dollars spent by government and big pharma almost 50% of Americans bellieve that Vaccines cause neurological damage. http://homefirst.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JW-QJd-Dq8

You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.
Abraham Lincoln,
16th president of US (1809 - 1865)

I think the Soprano theme song was a great introduction to the indictment of Dr. Poul Thorsen.

Tony Soprano was portrayed as the "boss of a crime family" in New Jersey .. who worried constantly that federal law authorities would gather enough evidence to indict him for violating the "Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (commonly referred to as RICO Act) .. a US federal law that provides for extended criminal penalties and a civil cause of action for acts performed as part of an "ongoing criminal organization".

The RICO Act focuses specifically on racketeering, and it allows for the "leaders" of a syndicate (CDC,FDA, etc?)to be tried for crimes in which they "ordered" others to do or assisted them .. such as .. defrauding the American people of critical autism research monies for their personal gain.

Unfortunately, as the indictment now reads .. the charges relate to the money Thorson stole as an "individual" .. allegedly to purchase valuable items for his own personal gain.

Hopefully .. as others have already noted .. the US Justice Department will conduct a vigorous investigation of "others known and unknown" .. to make certain they did not "aid or abett a conspiracy to defraud the American people".

If such a conspiracy did exist .. that would be a crime well worth prosecuting to the full extent of the law.

aided and abetted by others known and unknown to the Grand
Jury

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This is why I think it is important for Thorsen to NOT be extradited to the US at this time.

It appears the US DOJ doesn't trust a grand jury to hear ALL information and decide/sort things out. Same way that the CDC anti-litigation bloc of autism research fights so hard to keep our children's cases out of civil courts. (they don't trust the American people)

I can't wait to read the news of who his aiders and abetters are. Thorson's direct access to CDC bank accounts could indicate that some folks pretty high up were helping him out.

"aided and abetted by OTHERS KNOWN AND UNKNOWN..." ?

And the denominating factor is,The CDC for all those years ,all those sham, studies. Thorsen see’s the corruption first hand thinks, that pie looks nice I think I could with some of that. Only problem is Offit is a greedy B and wants all the pie . Hope he sings like a lark..

Finally something is being done to put this scoundrel behind bars! Next task to uncover his fraudulent vaccine studies - the ones that have prolonged and intensified the Age of Autism.

It sounds like Thorsen got a grant for research from the CDC - and that money was handed over to Althus University.

Thorsen then claimed there were lab test and other work done by the CDC, and the grant money now held by Althaus University was then paid back for those fictional CDC work into accounts that were also fictional CDC accounts. These CDC accounts were really Thorsen's.

So, who started this indictment?
Who, cared enough to look into it?
I did not vote for President Obama or his administration but I will give people credit if they deserve it. So, is this indictment of honesty - laid at his feet?

OH, I am such a hill billy - I clicked on the video really expecting a court camera - and then it ends up being the Sapranos (crime family telesion series like the God Father which is not something I ever understood - or enjoyed), but since this vaccine injury stuff has gone on for years and years and years, I am forced to be interested - and with interest has come understanding.
Paul Offit, James Cherry,----- and Thorsen (gee that is a pretty chilling reading on the indictment), does sound like all at one time have kissed the ring!

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