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.

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

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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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