TX Files Charges Against Fraudulent Nurses in FL Nursing Diploma Scheme

The investigation into the fraudulent nursing diploma plan centered in Florida, dubbed Operation Nightingale, proceeds to unfold. The Texas Board of Nursing has publicly released the names of 23 individuals who attained fraudulent nursing levels through the Florida nursing plan.

Texas BON Releases Names, Information Charges

Formal expenses have now been submitted versus the pursuing people for getting fraudulent nursing credentials in the State of Texas in connection with the Florida plan:

Abanda, Jacob Atambili, LVN #1054553

Abiodun, Yetunde Felicia, LVN #1043387

Addai, Agnes Fosuah, RN #941850

Adelakun, Abiodun Aveez, RN #1034998

Adelekan, Joseph Adewale, LVN #351002

Adeoye, Vivien Temitope, LVN #342620

Adewale, Modinat Abidemi, LVN#353512

Afolabi, Olufemi Toun, LVN#1009094

Afolabi, Omowunmi F, LVN #1016030

Agbo, Odumegwu Steve, RN #882398

Ajibade, Charlot Omotayo, LVN #351402

Akande, Olabisi Christiana, LVN #1055270

Akhigbe, Catherine, LVN #1049072

Akinrolabu, Folasade Margaret, LVN #1031788

Ako, Esiri Rachael, LVN# 1031788

Akpan, Rosemary Moses, #351969

Alimi, Bukola A., LVN# 1016636

Anaaba, Awingrug Musah, RN #1020740

Ani, Ndirika Justina, LVN#1046786

Anthony-Annor, Spendilove, RN #1021659

Aroh, Nchekwube C., LVN#1046089

Asanga, Albert Nshanui, LVN#1048817

Ayodeji, Sherifat Olubunmi, LVN#346176

In accordance to the Texas Board of Nursing, the nurses are permitted to get the job done when the formal fees are pending. Nonetheless, they will have to demonstrate proof they met the instructional prerequisites to grow to be a nurse in buy to retain their licenses. A rapid look for of the names higher than on Nursys does demonstrate these licenses are continue to energetic at the time of this composing. 

About “Operation Nightingale”

On January 25, 2023, the Division of Justice billed 25 people today included in advertising fraudulent nursing diplomas and transcripts to around 7600 people. This allowed these individuals to sit for the Nationwide Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). Both equally registered nursing and realistic nursing levels and transcripts were being offered to these people.

It is described that at the very least 2800 of the additional than 7,600 “fake nurses” handed the NCLEX and went on to receive fraudulent credentials. In accordance to a statement by Specific Agent in Charge Omar Perez Aybar of the Department of Well being and Human Providers, Business office of Inspector Basic (HHS-OIG), these have been “willing but unqualified individuals…who so overtly disregard the perfectly-currently being of some others in order to enrich by themselves fraudulently.”

As the states proceed to detect individuals who obtained the phony levels, they are little by little releasing the names to the public and rescinding the phony licenses. Just just lately, Washington produced the names of 14 nurses included in the bogus nursing diploma plan, and Delaware has annulled 26 nursing licenses in conjunction with the scheme.

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The record of fraudulent nurses will go on to be updated as new facts is discovered through Operation Nightingale.