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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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San Diego County Pair to Appear in Court to Face Unlicensed Practice of Medicine Charges

A San Diego woman and physician will appear before the San Diego County Superior Court on May 19, 2015 for a preliminary hearing to face charges involving the unlicensed practice of medicine. The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office alleged … Continue reading

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NEWS: Husband and Wife Arrested for Practicing Medicine Without a License

SACRAMENTO – A Downey, California husband and wife have been arrested for the unlicensed practice of medicine. Jose Alfredo Martinez and Emma Haydee Gonzalez were arrested Thursday following an investigation by the Health Quality Investigations Unit within the California Department … Continue reading

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Preliminary Hearing Set For Southern California Man Facing Felony Charges

A southern California man has been charged with 11 felonies after an investigation revealed he was illegally using licenses belonging to an Architect and Professional Engineer. An investigation by the Division of Investigation’s (DOI) Chatsworth Field Office into Juan “Gary” … Continue reading

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Fake Pest Control Service Company Operator Convicted of Four Felonies

A southern California man who impersonated a pest control service company operator and scammed elderly victims has been convicted of four felonies and faces two years in prison. Eldad Syton was convicted last week in the Los Angeles County Superior … Continue reading

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Undercover Operation Leads To Arrest And Felony Charges

A southern California physician has been charged with a felony for practicing medicine without a valid license. An undercover investigation into Foad Salehani, MD, by the Division of Investigation’s Operation Safe Medicine revealed he was practicing medicine illegally as he … 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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Investigation Leads to Arrest of Fresno County Man for Practicing Acupuncture without a License

A Fresno County man is facing misdemeanor charges for engaging in the practice of acupuncture without a license. Jiangwu Luo, also known as James Luo and James Low, was arrested last month after an investigation led by the California Department … Continue reading

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Investigation Finds Two Women Practicing Medicine Without Licenses

SACRAMENTO – Two women face felony charges in Nevada County for allegedly practicing medicine without a license. An investigation led by the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Division of Investigation Sacramento Field Office found Catherine Miller of Sacramento was falsely claiming … Continue reading

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Physician Extradited From Arizona To Face Felony Charges In California

SACRAMENTO – Peace Officers with the DCA Division of Investigation (DOI) extradited a California doctor from an Arizona federal prison to face felony criminal charges in California. Pezhman Ebrahimzadeh, M.D., who also goes by Pez Abrahams, was transferred to California … Continue reading

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