Monthly Archives: October 2015

Federal Criminal Charges Filed For Illegal Sales of Cosmetic Contact Lenses

Some contact lenses purchased undercover in Los Angeles area were found to be contaminated. Federal prosecutors filed criminal charges against the owners and operators of 10 businesses in the Los Angeles area for illegally selling cosmetic contact lenses without prescriptions. … Continue reading

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DOI Investigations Round Up – September and October

The goal of protecting consumers is paramount to the staff of the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Division of Investigation (DOI).  DOI works closely with District Attorneys’ Offices and other law enforcement agencies to ensure that goal is met. Below are … Continue reading

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Fake Doctor Facing 36 Years in Prison

San Francisco man posed as a physician assistant and performed plastic surgery. A jury has convicted Carlos Guzmangarza, of San Francisco, of 33 felonies and eight misdemeanors after he posed as a physician assistant and performed plastic surgery on numerous … Continue reading

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