Issaquah salon owner sentenced to 13 months for injecting customers with phony Botox

January 19, 2010

A U.S. District Court judge sentenced Bellevue beauty salon owner and Issaquah resident Xin “Faith” He to 13 months in prison last week. Authorities said He injected customers with counterfeit Botox and Restylane. Read more

Issaquah salon owner faces jail for injecting phony Botox

November 3, 2009

Issaquah resident Xin “Faith” He is guilty of injecting customers with counterfeit cosmetic products at her Bellevue salon, a federal judge ruled Oct. 30. Read more

Feds say woman injected salon customers with counterfeit cosmetics

September 1, 2009

The proprietor of a Bellevue salon was arrested late Aug. 24, after federal authorities said she illegally injected customers with counterfeit cosmetic products. Read more

Issaquah woman faces jail time after injecting salon customers with counterfeit Botox

August 28, 2009

NEW — 12:05 p.m. Aug. 28, 2009

The proprietor of a Bellevue salon was arrested late Monday after federal authorities said she illegally injected customers with counterfeit cosmetic products.

The proprietor, Issaquah resident Xin “Faith” He, 46, illegally injected customers with counterfeit Botox, a prescription wrinkle remover, and prescription cosmetic filler Restylane, authorities said in a three-count indictment unsealed Tuesday. He could face up to the three years behind bars.

Authorities said He had been injecting patients at her Bellevue salon, Natural Beauty, since November 2004. Customers paid for misbranded drugs, the indictment states.

Agents searched the salon in April, where they discovered vials labeled with Chinese characters. Food and Drug Administration officials have approved no products similar to Botox and Restylane manufactured in China.

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