Moscow - A Russian man has sued an IVF clinic after his wife admitted she had swapped his sperm with her lover’s during treatment.
Maxim Anokhin only found that his one-year-old son was not his biological child when their relationship turned sour and his wife admitted to the swap.
Yana Anokhina, 38, had reportedly told the clinic she wanted the man she loved to be the father, but had let her husband pay for the treatment and kept him in the dark for the child’s first year.
After suing the Moscow clinic, Mr Anokhin was awarded £4 600 in compensation for his moral and financial damages.
"I trusted my wife," he said, "I believed her and trusted her, 100 per cent.