Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla this past week was a no-show at an EU Parliament Covid Committee hearing investigating issues and claims surrounding the Pfizer mRNA gene level treatments deceptively called vaccines.

Now the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) has launched an investigation into the EU’s huge purchase from the pharmaceutical company, Politico has reported.

The EPPO is a free-standing EU agency in charge of looking into and prosecuting financial offenses such fraud, money laundering, and corruption. 

Under Bourla’s tenure, Pfizer has been found liable in multiple past legal actions, some involving fraud, false claims for products, and harms done by products.

The EPPO didn’t identify the subject of the investigation or the vaccine contracts in question in its announcement on Friday. But some posited that the investigation would likely focus on EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen’s involvement in the case.

Two other watchdog organizations have previously called attention to a specific deal involving high-level interactions between von der Leyen and Pfizer’s management, according to Politico.

Multi-Billion Agreement…via “Lost” Text Messages

Part of the controversy involves highly irregular text messages between von der Leyen and top Pfizer executives negotiating a 30-billion-plus COVID treatment contract, and the subsequent disappearance of those messages, in apparent violation of laws requiring transparency.

Scrutiny ramped up in September, when the European Court of Auditors announced in a report that the Commission had declined to provide any information on von der Leyen’s private involvement in the negotiations for the Pfizer contract.

Against that backdrop, Bourla decided not to appear at an EU parliament COVID committee hearing this past week.


The hearings nevertheless made news headlines when a Pfizer rep, Janine Small, who did appear, admitted that Pfizer conducted no research on whether its COVID “vaccines” prevented or reduced transmission of the COVID virus prior to the release of the vaccines to the public.

“No,” Small said, when asked if Pfizer tested for vaccine efficacy in preventing transmission. “We really had to move at the speed of science to really understand what is taking place in the market.”

A wide number of government COVID vaccine promotion campaigns, public figures, as well as many MSM outlets falsely claimed that the Pfizer product prevented the possibility of COVID transmission.

MEP Cristian Terhes (Romania) commented in a press conference on the revelations:

“Many of us voted for (vaccine passports] because they believed what this company has said: that if you get vaccinated, you will not be infected, and you will not spread the virus. They ran a campaign that said, ‘get vaccinated in order to keep your grandmother and your parents healthy. Now we find out, now, after more than a year, that when they requested the special marketing authorization, they [hadn’t] tested the vaccine to see if it’s stopping the spread of the virus. So we’re asking again, what are they [trying] to hide?”

In the U.S., the CDC’s current website COVID page on “How To Protect Yourself And Others” admits that the so-called vaccines do not prevent transmission:

“Although vaccinated people sometimes get infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, staying up to date on COVID-19 vaccines significantly lowers the risk of getting very sick, being hospitalized, or dying from COVID-19.” (17 Oct 2022)

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