London: Michael Schumacher’s medical files have been stolen and offered for sale to the media, his manager has announced.
The files are thought to have been stolen from his hospital in Grenoble.
The legend, was moved from Grenoble to University Hospital Lausanne in France last week after it was announced he was no longer in a coma.
His medical files have reportedly been offered for around £40,000 and contained details of surgical procedures.
Sabine Kehm, the seven-time champion’s manager, said that stolen documents and data had been offered for sale for several days
“We cannot judge if these documents are authentic. However, the documents are clearly stolen. The theft has been reported,” said Ms Kehm.
“We expressly advise that both the purchase and the publication of such documents and data is forbidden. The contents of any medical files are totally private and confidential, and must not be made available to the public.”
“We will, therefore, in every single case, press for criminal charges and damages against any publication of the content or reference to the medical file.”