Department of Justice Announces Guilty Pleas in Fraudulent Nursing Diploma Scheme

Published: 05/19/2023

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The U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Florida, has announced that five of dozens of defendants charged for their alleged participation in a scheme that created an illegal licensing and employment shortcut for aspiring nurses have pled guilty to wire fraud conspiracy. They each face up to 20 years in federal prison.

During guilty plea hearings two of the defendants admitted to soliciting and recruiting people who sought nursing credentials that would allow them to work as registered

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