Category Archives: Board of Registered Nursing

Man Posing as a Nurse Practitioner Charged with Identity Theft

Former Bay Area resident was also charged with practicing medicine without a license. Chad Brian Litz, a former San Francisco resident, has pled not guilty to four felony charges for practicing medicine without a license and one felony count of … Continue reading

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Unlicensed Nurse Faces Charges in Placer and Sacramento Counties

A Placer County woman faces criminal charges in both Placer and Sacramento counties after she allegedly posed as a Registered Nurse and used someone else’s professional license to gain employment at five area health care facilities. Lara Noelle Bennett, of … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Day Spa Closed Due to Unlicensed Practice of Medicine

The owner/managers of Zena Day Spa and three of their employees are facing felony charges in Los Angeles County Superior Court as the result of an investigation conducted by “Operation Safe Medicine,” a task force within the Department of Consumer … Continue reading

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Physician and Nurses Face Felony Charges

Central Valley medical spa staff accused of unlawful practice of medicine. A Central Valley physician and three registered nurses have all been charged with felonies for the unlawful practice of medicine. Physician Mark Nazarian, of Fresno; and registered nurses Jaclynne … Continue reading

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Clovis Nurse Charged with Multiple Felony Counts, Including Practicing Medicine Without a License

Jennifer Steinbach, a registered nurse from Clovis, will appear in Fresno County Superior Court on December 8, after being charged with 29 felony counts. Charges include 12 counts of obtaining controlled substances by fraud, 16 counts of making false statements … Continue reading

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Registered Nurse Faces Sentencing on Felony Count of Insurance Fraud

Deborah Oldham, a Burlingame registered nurse, has pleaded guilty to one count of  insurance fraud and will appear in San Mateo County Superior Court on December 2, 2016 for sentencing. Oldham was originally charged with nine felony counts, including insurance … Continue reading

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Judge Suspends Modesto Nurse’s Ability to Practice

Central California Woman Charged with 11 Felony Counts Registered Nurse Kalliope “Kalli” Casaday, of Modesto, appeared in San Joaquin County Superior Court last week, to face 11 felony counts of illegally obtaining controlled substances by fraud. The criminal case is … Continue reading

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Former Registered Nurse Arrested on New Drug Charges

Woman was already in custody for violating probation New charges have been filed in Merced County Superior Court against former Registered Nurse Danielle Angelucci, of Hollister, after an investigation revealed that she allegedly stole fentanyl from a Los Banos hospital … Continue reading

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Vocational School Owner to Face Charges for Fraudulent Documents, Witness Intimidation

Benard Thomas of Salinas will appear in Monterey County Superior Court on November 17, 2016, on two felony charges of filing false documents with the state and two felony charges of intimidating a witness.   Thomas, a registered nurse, was … Continue reading

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Nurse Practitioner Charged with Prescription Fraud, False Personation and Identity Theft

Mount Shasta woman charged with felony and misdemeanor counts Nurse Practitioner Naomi LeGate (aka Katy LeGate), of Mount Shasta, was  arraigned on August 2, 2016, after the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office charged her with nine felony counts and one … Continue reading

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