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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The owner of a Beverly Hills beauty salon has agreed to plead guilty to using credit card information from celebrity clients to ring up bogus charges.

Court documents filed last week show Maria Gabriela Hashemipour could face up to 10 years in prison for fraud.

The 51-year-old also may face a fine of up to $250,000 and must pay restitution of up to $1 million to her clients. Her attorney, Nina Marino, says her client accepts full responsibility for her mistakes.

Hashemipour was arrested in August at her business, Chez Gabriela Studio. Her website says her clientele includes Jennifer Aniston, Halle Berry and Cher.

An affidavit says two of actress Liv Tyler’s credit cards had about $214,000 in fraudulent charges from the studio over a five-month period last year.

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Comments (3)
  1. ray says:

    Jesus 214K for a haircut?? Im writing a revie on yelp

  2. Allison says:

    Wow, she had it all and she blew it!

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