Tag: Division of Investigation

DCA is Here to Help All Year Long

Just because National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) has ended doesn’t mean you aren’t protected. As #NCPW2017 wraps up, DCA wants to remind consumers that our resources and programs are available any time of year. This past week, we’ve shared details on many of them. An informed consumer is a protected consumer: consider yourself empowered! Learn more at www.dca.ca.gov. Also, see our complete…

News from The DOI Page: Husband and Wife Arrested for Practicing Medicine Without a License

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 of Consumer Affairs’ Division of Investigation…Click here for more details.

Investigation Finds Two Women Practicing Medicine Without Licenses

Read more at The DOI Page. Don’t forget to follow the The DOI Page to get all the latest from the Department’s Division of Investigation.

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…

Department cracks down on schools submitting bogus training documents

The California Department of Consumer Affairs today issued two press releases about schools cheating the system by providing people with fraudulent training documents. Recent investigations by the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Division of Investigation found a cosmetology school in South El Monte  and a cosmetology school in Milpitas were accepting money from students in exchange for training documents even…

DCA Investigator Honored

Division of Investigation (DOI) Investigator Frank Root received honors from DCA Director Denise D. Brown and the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board for his work in the investigation and arrest of San Luis Obispo hearing aid dispenser Aaron Marquis and his wife, Anja, last October. DOI had received a complaint from…

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