Los Angeles (AP) — The former owner of a group of health spas and clinics in Los Angeles has admitted to participating in a $20 million insurance fraud scheme involving Botox injections, laser hair removal and other procedures, federal prosecutors said.

Roshanak Khadem, 54, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count each of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and subscribing to a false income tax return, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said in a statement.

Khadem’s facilities in the San Fernando Valley included R&R Med Spa, Nu-Me Aesthetic and Anti-Aging Center.

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NICB assisted the investigation.