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Resource ID: #23038
Subject: Biotechnology
Source: San Diego Union-Tribune
Date: 7/16; 10/25; 10/28; 11/4



Allerca is a biotechnology firm in San Diego, which claimed to have engineered the world's first hypoallergenic cats. Though the cats recieved a lot of media attention, this investigation was the first to take a hard look at the company and its founder, Simon Brodie. The investigation uncovered a string of debts, umpaid employees, court judgements, and a fraudulent and illegal fake charity website.

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