Category: News Releases

Physical Therapist Agrees to Revocation of License

SACRAMENTO – A Southern California Physical Therapist has agreed to have his license revoked as part of a stipulated settlement with the Physical Therapy Board of California following his conviction on fraud charges. Eddie Choi’s license revocation will be effective March 11, 2015. In March 2013, Choi plead guilty to illegally paying others to refer…

Occupational Therapy Assistant Convicted Of Felony For Illegally Practicing As An Occupational Therapist

SACRAMENTO – A Los Angeles County Occupational Therapy Assistant has been convicted of a felony for illegally practicing as an Occupational Therapist, and has been sentenced to three years’ probation and 44 days of community service. An investigation into Dean Anthony Theodore by the California Board of Occupational Therapy and the Los Angeles County District…

Exam Subversion Defendant Pleads Guilty To Two Felonies

Will also pay $400,000 in restitution to the Department of Consumer Affairs SACRAMENTO – A southern California man accused of subverting state licensing exams has pled guilty to two felony burglary counts and will pay $400,000 in restitution to the Department of Consumer Affairs. Larry Holmes, Jr., and a business associate were arrested in January…

Seven Plead Guilty to Forging Transcripts in Order to Become Nurses

SACRAMENTO – Seven people have pleaded guilty to charges of forgery for using fake transcripts to become licensed as Registered Nurses. All were arrested as a result of a multi-agency probe involving the California Department of Consumer Affairs’ Division of Investigation (DOI), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Internal…

Cemetery and Funeral Bureau Revokes Licenses For Beloved Care Funeral Service

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Consumer Affairs’ Cemetery and Funeral Bureau has revoked the licenses associated with the Beloved Care Funeral Service in Bakersfield. An investigation into Beloved Care and its owner James Otis Gamble, Jr., uncovered fraud, misrepresentation and unprofessional conduct. As a result, the funeral establishment license, funeral director license and embalmer…