Two doctors have been arrested on charges of creating and selling bootleg Botox that left four people paralyzed.
Drs. Chad Livdahl and Zarah Karim of Tucson sold 3,081 vials of knockoff Botox to doctors nationwide for $1.5 million, while spending only about $30,000 to make and market it, U.S. Atty. Marcos Daniel Jimenez said.
Also charged was one was of their alleged customers, Dr. Bach McComb, a Florida osteopath who investigators said accidentally paralyzed himself, his girlfriend and two others with injections of botulism toxin 10 times stronger than Botox.