Fake Botox doctor could face more charges with victims coming forward
Tue, 05 Nov 2013 00:34:57 GMT —
Authorities said about a dozen victims have come forward after toxic liquid rubber was injected into their face by a fake doctor.
Hidalgo County Investigators told Action 4 News, they are concerned about the health for anyone who received the liquid injections.
Investigators believe the clients are mostly illegal immigrants who may fear that they will be deported if they come forward.
Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino said he is not asking for the victim TMs legal status.
Authorities charged Nohemi Gonzalez for practicing medicine without a license,
She allegedly injected clients with a toxic liquid silicone rubber instead of Botox
Authorities found out about the scheme after one of her clients ended up in the hospital and almost lost her leg.
Sheriff Trevino said customers got the injections to enhance body parts like lips and the buttocks.
She even had male clients who would get the injections to get rid of wrinkles.
Authorities are investigating other leads of fake doctors giving the toxic liquid injections.
Gonzalez is facing more charges if victims come forward.
Authorities could charge her with the death of one of her clients.