in Germany has sentenced a man to four years and three months in prison for
posing as a plastic surgeon and performing procedures on dozens of patients.
regional court in Regensburg, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) north of Munich,
found the defendant guilty of grievous bodily harm and fraud.
news agency dpa reports that the 31-year-old man, who wasn't named for privacy
reasons, had injected Botox and silicone into the cheeks, lips or forehead of
more than 50 men and women.
patients complained of painful swelling and numbness after the procedures.
had asked the court to hand the man a five-year sentence, but judges considered
the defendant's confession and mental illness as a mitigating circumstance.
Source: Huffington Post