ou can add Greece to the list of countries where Novartis has reportedly come under government scrutiny following allegations that it paid bribes to doctors and hospital officials to boost prescriptions.

Greek authorities raided Novartis offices in Athens seeking electronic data and documents as part of a probe that was begun last month. The investigation was ordered after a file containing media reports about bribery allegations was submitted to the courts by Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis, according to the ANA-MPA news agency.

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