Schumacher 'medical' documents stolen, for sale

"For several days stolen documents and data are being offered for sale. The offerer claims them to be the medical file of Michael Schumacher," the German's spokeswoman Sabine Kehm said in a statement on Monday.

"We cannot judge if these documents are authentic. However, the documents are clearly stolen. The theft has been reported. The authorities are involved," she added.

Kehm warned against the purchase or the publication of the data, stressing: "The contents of any medical files are totally private and confidential and must not be made available to the public."

She vowed to sue "against any publication of the content or reference to the medical file".

Schumacher was transferred from a French hospital to a facility in Switzerland earlier this month after emerging from a coma.

He had been treated since 29 December in the French Alpine city of Grenoble after he slammed his head against a rock while skiing with his son and

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