Prison Perks: Mexican Drug Cartel ‘Queen’ Got Botox Behind Bars

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Sandra Avila after her arrest on September 28, 2007 in Mexico City


Sandra Avila Beltran, the alleged leader of the Sinaloa cartel has been receiving beauty treatments in jail — seems even behind bars a Queen can’t be seen with wrinkles.

An inquiry has been launched by Mexican officials into how a doctor was able to perform the “unauthorized procedure” on the high-profile inmate, dubbed the ‘Queen of the Pacific’, at the Santa Martha Acatitla prison in Mexico City on Jan. 10.

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“The investigation will focus on the possibility that a public servant committed a crime, according to the complaint made by the prison authorities,” said Mexico City District Attorney Miguel Angel Mancera. Avila and the prison director will also be questioned but there is no indication at this stage of what, if any, disciplinary action will be taken.

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Avila has been in custody since September 2007 when she was arrested on suspicion of conspiring to smuggle cocaine into the US. She is also accused of drug-trafficking and money-laundering — and now botox(ing). (Via CNN.)