Category Archives: Hayward Field Office

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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Preliminary Hearing Scheduled for Capitola Unlicensed Therapist

Christin Izett of Capitola will be in Santa Cruz County Superior Court December 12, 2016, for a preliminary hearing on charges of theft by false pretenses after she billed for counseling services that she was not licensed to provide. An … 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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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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Cosmetology School Owner Pleads No Contest to Felony

Fremont woman accepted money in exchange for fraudulent educational documents. Nancy Chan Fong, of Fremont, pleaded no contest to one felony count of offering forged or fraudulent documents that were filed with the State of California. The February 9, 2016 … Continue reading

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Former Acupuncturist Charged with Insurance Fraud

A Half Moon Bay man will be in San Mateo County Superior court September 23, 2015 for arraignment on charges of practicing acupuncture without a license and preparing false insurance claims. An investigation conducted by the Investigation and Enforcement Unit-Hayward … Continue reading

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Santa Rosa Nurse Practitioner Pleads No Contest After Being Charged with Illegally Issuing Prescriptions

A Santa Rosa nurse practitioner pleaded no contest last week after being charged with illegally issuing prescriptions to her family members. An investigation led by the Investigation and Enforcement Unit in the Hayward Field Office of the California Department of … Continue reading

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Registered Nurse Pleads Guilty to Obtaining Controlled Substances by Fraud

A Castro Valley Registered Nurse has pled guilty in Alameda County Superior Court to obtaining controlled substances by fraud. An investigation conducted by the Hayward Field Office of the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Division of Investigation found that between November … Continue reading

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Santa Clara County Registered Nurse to Appear in Court

A Santa Clara County Registered Nurse will be in court Thursday for a hearing related to her 2014 arrest for forgery and obtaining controlled substances by fraud. Registered Nurse Margaret O’Connor will be in court for a felony advanced resolution … Continue reading

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Eleven Face Criminal Charges For Allegedly Forging Transcripts In An Attempt To Become Registered Nurses

Ten Licensed Vocational Nurses and one Psychiatric Technician are facing criminal charges in California for allegedly using fake transcripts to try to become Registered Nurses. All were arrested as a result of a multi-agency probe involving the California Department of … Continue reading

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