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Fugitive fertility doctor released from custody by Mexican authorities




An embryologist pulls out vials of human embryos from a liquid Nitrogen storage container at  for research.
An embryologist pulls out vials of human embryos from a liquid Nitrogen storage container at for research.
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An Irvine fertility doctor, Ricardo Asch, accused of taking eggs and embryos from patients and selling them to others without their consent in the 90s was released from custody by Mexican authorities this week. He had fled the country after the scandal erupted in 1995. We speak to Orange County Register reporter Teri Sforza.