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Woman facing prison for illegal "buttocks enhancement" injections

Woman facing prison for illegal "buttocks enhancement" injections

She promised a "buttocks enhancement" using a top-quality Swiss product injected by a trained cosmetologist for the bargain price of $1,000. But federal authorities said the vials the woman illegally smuggled into the U.S. in her suitcase on a flight from Lima, Peru to Broward County just contained silicone with fake labels that claimed it was much more expensive hyaluronic acid. On Tuesday in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Teresa Nunez Orrego, 46, tearfully pleaded guilty to a federal charge of introducing a misbranded drug or medical device into the U.S. Also concealed in her luggage were large hypodermic needles, syringes and vials of lidocaine to make the painful...

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