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Can You Do Anything if You’re Treated by an Unlicensed Nurse?

February 7, 2023

Via: FindLaw

Federal authorities recently announced charges against 25 people in the Southern District of Florida for their alleged participation in a wire fraud scheme that led to illegal licensing and employment of nurses. All face up to 20 years in prison.

The defendants allegedly engaged in a scheme to sell more than $100 million worth of fraudulent nursing degree diplomas and transcripts from accredited Florida-based nursing schools. People seeking licenses and jobs as registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical/vocational nurses (LPN/VNs) would then purchase the diplomas.

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