Clinic workers accused of performing liposuction in Tampa without a license

Two people at a Tampa clinic are accused of performing the surgery without license, and police are seeking more possible victims.

A man and woman are in custody, accused of performing liposuction on customers without a license.

Claudia Patricia Orozco, 43, is charged with practicing medicine without a license, aggravated battery with great bodily harm and organized fraud.  Marlon Ricardo Barcelo, 39, is charged with practicing medicine without a license and aggravated battery with great bodily harm

According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, they performed the liposuctions on multiple patients at the Orozco Medical Clinic.    Several patients sough medical attention at local hospitals after having the procedures.

Investigators say Orozco and Barcel are not licensed doctors and not authorized to perform liposuction on patients.   They were arrested without incident and are now at the Hillsborough County Jail.
 

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