Category Archives: San Diego Field Office

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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Federal Charges Brought for Illegal Sale of Prescription Medications

An Orange County man was arrested last week for the illegal sale of prescription medications. Sean Gerson, of Laguna Hills, was taken into custody on December 13, 2016, following a lengthy investigation into his illegal sales of prescription medications. Gerson … 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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Preliminary Hearing Scheduled for Doctor Facing Felony Charges

A preliminary hearing for a San Diego physician facing 24 felony charges has been scheduled for March 11, 2015, in the San Diego Superior Court. Dr. Jeffrey Joel Abrams was arrested last November at a San Diego airport after the … Continue reading

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