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Flushing woman sentenced for illegal butt injection procedures

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A Flushing woman was sentenced to two to three years in prison for illegally injecting two customers during butt enhancement procedures and causing one of them to be hospitalized, according to the district attorney’s office.

Liliana Coello, 41, received the sentence Tuesday after pleading guilty in May to second-degree assault and unauthorized practice of a profession, prosecutors said.

“The defendant exploited the vanity of her customers by pretending to be qualified to perform a procedure – silicone buttocks injections – that in fact is illegal for even licensed medical professionals in New York State to perform,” District Attorney Richard Brown said.  “She committed a serious crime that could have had fatal consequences for the victims had they not sought legitimate medical assistance elsewhere. Even doing so, the procedures performed by the defendant could have potentially life-threatening consequences for the victims.”

Coello was first busted in December 2012 for enhancing the behind of a 40-year-old woman, according to Brown. The procedure, performed at Coello’s home in November of the same year, cost the patient $2,300 and resulted in several hospitalizations.

Though she experienced redness, pain, swelling and leakage, Coello told the woman not to worry, the district attorney said. When she returned to see Coello several times, she allegedly injected her with a substance purported to be penicillin during one visit and applied Krazy glue at the leakages sites during another time.

After she was admitted to the hospital, doctors discovered she had been injected with silicone and/or paraffin, and that the substance in her body was potentially life-threatening.

Coello was re-arrested this May after authorities found out she performed a similar butt enhancement on another woman in August 2011, without having a proper medical license, prosecutors said.



Queens woman busted for illegal butt injections

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Police arrested and charged a Queens woman for allegedly providing butt enhancement injections without a proper license.

Liliana Coello, 39, allegedly injected an unidentified 40-year-old woman who was later hospitalized with a serious infection, according to authorities.  It is unclear if the infection stemmed from the syringe or the injection.

Coello is charged with assault, reckless endangerment and unauthorized practice of a profession.

Police do not believe this is the suspect’s only victim and is asking anyone else who may have received injections to step forward.

Queens Morning Roundup

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Thursday: A slight chance of showers after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Thursday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 36. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 15 mph

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Phony Queens doc busted for bad butt surgery

A phony Queens doctor was busted Wednesday for botching a butt enhancement, police said Wednesday. Liliana Coello, 39, was charged with assault, reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon, the syringe she used to inject the victim’s buttocks with silicone, police said. Read more: Daily News

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