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(Last Updated On: August 19, 2020)

Man Posing as a Del Mar Plastic Surgeon Charged with Sexual Battery

Hombre Haciéndose Pasar Por Un Cirujano Plástico De Del Mar Acusado De Agresión Sexual

An employee posing as a surgeon at a Del Mar plastic surgery clinic is being charged with nine criminal counts, including assault for sexual battery. It is alleged that Dario Moscoso, 67, fraudulently represented himself as a plastic surgeon at Del Mar Cosmetic Contouring Surgery Center, where he groped and sexually battered a woman seeking a consultation.

Un empleado que se hizo pasar por cirujano en una clínica de cirugía plástica de Del Mar está siendo acusado de nueve cargos criminales, incluyendo asalto por agresión sexual. Se alega que Dario Moscoso, de 67 años, se representó fraudulentamente como cirujano plástico en el Centro de Cirugía de Contorno Cosmético Del Mar, donde maltrató sexualmente a una mujer que buscaba una consulta.

If convicted, Moscoso faces up to nine years in prison. The criminal case follows a civil suit filed in July 2019 by Jessica Pride, on behalf of her client who Moscoso assaulted in November 2017.

Si es declarado culpable, Moscoso enfrenta hasta nueve años de prisión. El caso penal sigue a una demanda civil presentada en Julio de 2019 por Jessica Pride, en nombre de su cliente que Moscoso agredió en Noviembre de 2017.

Jessica Pride Representing Survivors of the Del Mar Sexual Battery Incidents

Jessica Pride Representando a Sobrevivientes De Los Incidentes De Agresión Sexual De Del Mar

Sexual assault lawyer Jessica Pride says her client sought a consultation at the Del Mar facility for various procedures. The client thought the surgery center’s doctor would be seeing her. Instead, it was the office manager Dario Moscoso. Posing as a licensed plastic surgeon, Moscoso administered a “consultation” alone and without gloves. He touched her breasts and buttocks, Pride told NBC 7.

La abogada de agresión sexual Jessica Pride dice que su cliente buscó una consulta en las instalaciones de Del Mar para varios procedimientos. El cliente pensó que el médico del centro de cirugía la vería. En cambio, fue el gerente de la oficina, Dario Moscoso. Haciéndose pasar por un cirujano plástico con licencia, Moscoso administró una “consulta” solo y sin guantes. Le tocó los senos y glúteos, dijo Pride a NBC 7.

The civil suit lists Moscoso, Doctor Gerald Lane Schneider, and Del Mar Cosmetic Contouring Surgery Center as defendants. It alleges violations that include medical negligence, sexual battery and negligent misrepresentation. Pride wants to make sure the Del Mar Cosmetic Contouring Surgery Center is shut down, so no further assaults can occur.

La demanda civil enumera a Moscoso, al Doctor Gerald Lane Schneider y al Centro de Cirugía de Contorno Cosmético Del Mar como acusados. La demanda civil alega violaciones que incluyen negligencia médica, agresión sexual y tergiversación negligente. Pride quiere asegurarse que el Centro de Cirugía de Contorno Cosmético Del Mar esté cerrado, para que no puedan ocurrir más ataques.

 “My client is so happy. She is elated. She is so happy Dario is going to be stopped. She is worried it happened to other women and she wants to stop him and is thankful to the District Attorney’s office for the support and for filing charges.”

– Jessica Pride


Many More Women May Have Been Affected

Muchas Mujeres Pueden Haber Sido Afectadas

Jessica Pride believes there may be numerous other victims and encourages them to come forward. Her firm is currently accepting calls and questions. She is representing a total of three women, who saw Moscoso’s “Plastic Surgeon” ads on Facebook. Moscoso’s Instagram account also had the phrase “Plastic Surgeon.”

Jessica Pride cree que puede haber muchas otras víctimas y las alienta a presentarse. Su bufete de abogados actualmente acepta llamadas y preguntas. Ella está representando a un total de tres mujeres, que vieron los anuncios de “cirujano plástico” de Moscoso en Facebook. La cuenta de Instagram de Moscoso también tenía la frase “Cirujano Plástico.”

Sexual battery is a serious crime that can be devastating for the survivor. Jessica Pride is committed to exposing sexual assault and helping clients obtain justice for the horrific acts they endured.

La agresión sexual es un delito grave que puede ser devastador para el sobreviviente. Jessica Pride se compromete a exponer la agresión sexual y ayudar a los clientes a obtener justicia por los horribles actos que sufrieron.

Speak Confidentially With a Sexual Assault Lawyer

Hable Confidencialmente Con Un Abogado De Agresión Sexual

If you were one of the women assaulted at the Del Mar clinic, or have survived sexual abuse in any context, we are here for you. Our goal is to help you get through the difficulties you are experiencing. Jessica understands what you are going through and is passionate about empowering sexual assault survivors.

Si usted fué una de las mujeres agredidas en la clínica de Del Mar, o ha sobrevivido al abuso sexual en cualquier contexto, estamos aquí para ayudarlo. Nuestro objetivo es ayudarlo a superar las dificultades que está experimentando. Jessica entiende por lo que está pasando y le apasiona empoderar a las sobrevivientes de agresión sexual.

Contact Jessica at ​(619) 516-8166 for a free, private consultation. Your communications will be held in the strictest confidence as we help you regain the dignity you may have lost from sexual assault.

Comuníquese con Jessica al ​(619) 516-8166 para una consulta privada y gratuita. Sus comunicaciones se mantendrán en la más estricta confidencialidad mientras lo ayudamos a recuperar la dignidad que puede haber perdido por abuso sexual.


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