Midway through his nose job at a plastic surgery clinic in Florida, Vincenzo Zurlo recalls looking up at the woman conducting the procedure and asking if he was bleeding.
Afterwards, suffering pain and finding that he had a deformity at the end of his nose, he went back to her and she suggested another procedure. This, however, seemed to make things worse so he contacted the Florida Department of Health and discovered that she was not, in fact, a plastic surgeon.
When police arrived at the Millennium Antiaging & Surgery Center in Doral, Miami, they found Alcalira Jimenez de Rodriguez, 56, working on another patient. She was arrested on suspicion of practising medicine without a licence and charged also with resisting arrest. She could not