Boobs or Bust
Jay Brockman

Boobs or Bust

You want a brand spanking new set of breasts to replace your old implants, with a little liposuction on the side, but you don't have the $12,000 to pay for the surgeries. What do you do?
A) Put the procedure on hold until you can find the cash. The rack can wait.

B) Drop the idea all together, break out the old sports bra, and start jogging.

C) Steal someone's identity and open a line of credit, get the work done, then skip out on your follow-up appointments, making the staff suspicious.

30 year-old Yvonne Jean Pampellone, from Laguna Niguel, chose option C. She was sentenced to 180 days in jail, plus three years probation after she was caught and charged with commercial burglary, grand theft and identity theft.

The suspicious surgeons at the Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery in Huntington Beach were able to discover Pampellone's true identity by tracing the serial numbers on her old saline sacks.

Detectives released her identity to the public, which bestowed upon her the nickname "Boob Job Bandit." She turned herself in the next day.

On the plus side, Pampellone will be able to fill out her orange jumpsuit quite nicely.


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