Tamarac woman broke law for bigger breasts, authorities say

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A Tamarac woman wanted bigger breasts and thinner arms so badly authorities say she was willing to break the law to get them.

Shatarka Nuby, 29, faces a credit card fraud charge after the U.S. Postal Service says she and an accomplice committed fraud so she could undergo more than $9,000 of cosmetic surgery. The accomplice posed as Nuby’s cousin and paid for the surgery using a stolen identity, court records show.

While it’s rare for someone to use a pilfered identity to pay for plastic surgery, it has happened before in Broward County.

A Fort Lauderdale woman pleaded guilty in September to stealing someone’s identity to plunk down $5,000 for a tummy tuck. Patrice Thomas, 34, was sentenced to five years’ probation on the credit card fraud charge.

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