Category Archives: Investigation

Unlicensed Man Convicted of Acting as an Acupuncturist

On January 5, 2017, Stephen Rainbolt, owner of the Alphabiotic Center of San Diego, pleaded guilty and was convicted of one misdemeanor count of unlawful use of the title “acupuncturist” and sentenced to three years of probation.  Rainbolt had been … Continue reading

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Chiropractor Arrested for Unlicensed Practice of Medicine

Northern California woman used the designation of “D. PSc.” in her advertisements A Northern California chiropractor was arrested January 16, 2017, and charged with practicing medicine without a license. Diem Thi Nguyen, of El Dorado Hills, is licensed by the … 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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Investigators Honored by US Attorney’s Office

Department of Consumer Affairs’ Division of Investigation staff participated in joint ‘Operation Fright Night.’ Eight investigators with the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Division of Investigation Health Quality Enforcement Unit were recently honored by the U.S. Attorney’s Office and were presented … 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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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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Nurse Charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substances

Redding woman took opioid tablets from hospital. Licensed vocational nurse (LVN) Erin Bullock, of Redding, will appear in court on November 8, 2016, after the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office charged her with one felony count of unlawful possession of … Continue reading

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Day Spa Owner Charged with Aiding in the Unlicensed Practice of Medicine

The owner of a day spa has been charged with a felony after a customer was burned during treatment. Kim Anna Arvdalen, owner of The Chocolate Day Spa, has been charged with one felony count of conspiring and aiding and … Continue reading

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Search Continues for Victims of Alleged Fake Doctor

Richmond man arrested for practicing medicine without a license after claiming to be an oncologist. A Northern California man will appear in Ventura County Court on October 26, 2015, to face felony charges of the unlawful practice of medicine and … Continue reading

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