Brooklyn DA alleges NJ man ran illegal body parts ring

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The owner of a New Jersey biomedical company has been indicted for his alleged role in an illegal body parts ring.

Michael Mastromarino owns Biomedical Tissue Services in Fort Lee. He and three others are suspected of paying off funeral homes to steal tissue from dead bodies without their families' knowledge.

The three defendents were charged with enterprise corruption, body stealing and opening graves, unlawful dissection, forgery and other counts. Mastromarino has denied any role in the illegal ring.

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