NY Woman Accused Of Illegal Silicone Injections

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors have accused a Bronx woman of providing illegal silicone injections at her home for cosmetic purposes.

Prosecutors said Whalesca Castillo, who was arrested Friday, sometimes charged more than $1,000 for each round of shots. A criminal complaint filed in federal court in Manhattan said the 36-year-old Castillo does not have a medical license.

Prosecutors said she endangered the health of her clients, including in one instance discouraging a woman from seeking medical attention after she developed complications.

They said she imported liquid silicone from the Dominican Republic and administered injections to women for breast and buttocks enhancement.

Attorney Jorge Guttlein said his client, who is 8 1/2 months pregnant, will plead not guilty.

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  • Hector

    who ever told on this women is a coward, and should be arrested as well. Im pretty sure the clients knew what they was getting in to.

  • chavon becton

    free whalesca

  • Nick

    Stupid c\/nts all around.

    Actually, this woman is doing the human genome a favor: kill off the stupid c\/nts, preferably before they’d spawned and further contaminated the gene pool.

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