Safeguarding Consumers and Protecting Public Health and Safety

Listed below are some of TDLR’s most recent permanent injunctions, cease and desist orders, and license revocations. The respondents listed below are not authorized to perform, or offer to perform, licensed services in Texas. These orders represent actions taken by TDLR’s Executive Director and the Texas Commission of Licensing & Regulation to safeguard consumers and protect public health and safety.
To see ALL violations, including license revocations, suspensions, and fines, search TDLR’s Administrative Orders database. If you would like to report unlicensed activity, please file a complaint online.


Licenses Revoked

License Type Name and Location: Order Basis for Order
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration MEZA, DANNY R
City: DEER PARK
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77536
License #: 47926
Complaint # ACR20190013695
Date: 10/3/2019
The Respondent's Registered Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician license is revoked.
Respondent has been convicted of an offense that directly relates to the duties and responsibilities of the licensed occupation; Respondent has been convicted of a crime that was committed within 5 years of their renewal application.
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration MOYA, JACOB
City: GOLIAD
County: GOLIAD
Zip Code: 77963
License #: 40622
Complaint # ACR20190013645
Date: 10/3/2019
Respondent's Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractor renewal application is denied, and Respondent's Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractor license is revoked.
Respondent submitted a renewal application that made false statements regarding the Respondent's criminal history; Respondent lacks sufficient honesty, trustworthiness and integrity to hold a license.
Barbers SALAZAR, VICTOR M
City: SUNLAND PARK
County: OUT OF STATE
Zip Code: 88063
License #(s): 642019, 786472
Complaint # BAR20190016568
Date: 11/1/2019
The Respondent's Class A Barber license and Dual Shop/Salon license are revoked.
Respondent failed to comply with an order previously issued by the Executive Director.
Cosmetology HOANG, NGOC HAN
City: ALLEN
County: COLLIN
Zip Code: 75013
License #: 1781135
Complaint # COS20190006233
Date: 12/18/2019
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $3,750. Respondent's Cosmetology Manicurist license is Revoked and has been surrendered to the Department.
Respondent engaged in fraud or deceit in obtaining a certificate, license, or permit.
Cosmetology ORTIZ, JOSE ANGEL
City: TAYLOR
County: WILLIAMSON
Zip Code: 76574
License #: 1574050
Complaint # COS20190005022
Date: 12/18/2019
Respondent's Cosmetology Operator license is revoked.
Applicant lacks sufficient honesty, trustworthiness and integrity to hold a license. Respondent made a false statement in connection with applying for or renewing a license. Applicant has been convicted of an offense that directly relates to the duties and responsibilities of the licensed occupation.
Cosmetology PHAN, LOAN T
City: MOBILE
County: OUT OF STATE
Zip Code: 36695
License #: 1746075
Complaint # COS20190001456
Date: 11/12/2019
The Respondent's Cosmetology Manicurist license is revoked.
Respondent engaged in fraud or deceit in obtaining a certificate, license, or permit.
Cosmetology WILKERSON, LATANYA N
City: LEWISVILLE
County: DENTON
Zip Code: 75057
License #: 1648637
Complaint # COS20180012780
Date: 10/21/2019
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $1,750. The Respondent's Cosmetology Eyelash Extension license is revoked.
Respondent failed to comply with an order previously issued by the Executive Director; Respondent operated a cosmetology salon without the appropriate license.
Driver Education & Safety RGV DRIVING ACADEMY, LLC
City: MCALLEN
County: HIDALGO
Zip Code: 78504
License #: C3031
Complaint # DES20190012025
Date: 10/3/2019
Respondent shall remit the dishonored payment processing fee of $50. Respondent's Driver Education School license is revoked.
Respondent failed to pay for the dishonored payment processing fee.
Electricians RIKE, TIMOTHY D
City: QUITMAN
County: WOOD
Zip Code: 75783
License #: 19786
Complaint # ELC20170021464; #ELC20170021805; #ELC20170022227
Date: 11/12/2019
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $4,500. Respondent's Master Electrician license is revoked.
Respondent allowed another person to use his license; Respondent failed to supervise all licensees to assure compliance with applicable statutes, rules and standards of conduct; Respondent evaded responsibility to his client.
Electricians OBREGON, JOHNNY
City: SAN ANTONIO
County: BEXAR
Zip Code: 78250
License #: 416779
Complaint # ELC20190005502
Date: 11/1/2019
Respondent's Apprentice Electrician renewal application is denied, and Respondent's Apprentice Electrician license is revoked.
Respondent submitted a renewal application that made false statements regarding the Respondent's criminal history; Respondent has been convicted of an offense that directly relates to the duties and responsibilities of the licensed occupation.
Electricians DOMINGUEZ, AARON
City: MESQUITE
County: DALLAS
Zip Code: 75150
License #(s): 449021, 400487, 257314
Complaint # ELC20180000958
Date: 11/1/2019
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $15,000. Respondent's Apprentice Electrician license numbers are revoked.
Respondent on numerous occasions obtained a license by fraud or false representation to the Department.
Massage Therapy HILTENBEITEL, STEPHEN J
City: KINGWOOD
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77339
License #: ME3770
Complaint # MAS20190007572
Date: 12/12/2019
The Respondent's Massage Establishment license is revoked.
Respondent employed an unlicensed massage therapist to perform massage therapy services.
Massage Therapy JACKSON, ANTONY
City: DESOTO
County: DALLAS
Zip Code: 75115
License #: MT127085
Complaint # MAS20190007918
Date: 12/12/2019
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $7,000. The Respondent's Massage Therapist license is revoked.
Respondent engaged in sexual contact during a massage with a client; Respondent performed the practice of massage therapy wit
Massage Therapy GONG, LIYING
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77077
License #: MT132250
Complaint # MAS20190014948
Date: 11/20/2019
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $2,500. The Respondent's Massage Therapist license is revoked.
Respondent submitted a fraudulent score report for the required massage and bodyworks licensing examination for licensing as a massage therapist.
Massage Therapy JANTREE, BUSSALA
City: HUMBLE
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77396
License #: MT131967
Complaint # MAS20190014903
Date: 11/20/2019
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $5,000. The Respondent's Massage Therapist license is revoked.
Respondent submitted fraudulent documentation to the Department in an attempt to obtain a license.
Massage Therapy WEI, QIU
City: PHILADELPHIA
County: OUT OF STATE
Zip Code: 19145
License #: MT132248
Complaint # MAS20190014801
Date: 11/12/2019
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $3,750. Respondent's Massage Therapist license is revoked.
Respondent submitted fraudulent documents to the Department in an attempt to obtain a license.
Massage Therapy LIN, MINGZHU
City: SPRING
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77373
License #: MT130787
Complaint # MAS20190015031
Date: 11/12/2019
The Respondent's Massage Therapist license is revoked.
Respondent engaged in fraud in obtaining a license.
Massage Therapy GUAN, DAKUN
City: EULESS
County: TARRANT
Zip Code: 76040
License #: MT132253
Complaint # MAS20190014773
Date: 11/12/2019
The Respondent's Massage Therapist license is revoked.
Respondent fraudulent documents to the Department in order to obtain a license.
Massage Therapy

ACOSTA, FRANK GARCIA
City: SUNLAND PARK
County: OUT OF STATE
Zip Code: 88063

License #: MT002755
Complaint # MAS20180010332

Date: 11/15/2019
The Respondent's Massage Therapist license is revoked.
On two (2) occasions, Respondent engage in sexual contact during a session with a client.
Massage Therapy LU, HUI ZHU
City: PLANO
County: COLLIN
Zip Code: 75025
License #: MT117854
Complaint # MAS20180013792
Date: 11/5/2019
Respondent's Massage Therapist renewal application is denied, and Respondent's Massage Therapist license is revoked.
Respondent was placed on deferred adjudication for the offense of prostitution and is not eligible for a license.
Massage Therapy PRETEL, SUSAN
City: EULESS
County: TARRANT
Zip Code: 76040
License #: MT132278
Complaint # MAS20190014774
Date: 10/21/2019
Respondent's Massage Therapist license is revoked.
Respondent engaged in fraud in obtaining a license.
Massage Therapy WANG, CHU NING
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77093
License #: MT116667
Complaint # MAS20180016503
Date: 10/21/2019
The Respondent's Massage Therapist license is revoked.
Respondent has been convicted of the offense of prostitution and is not eligible for a license.
Massage Therapy WANG, GUIFENG
City: KATY
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77449
License #: MT131930
Complaint # MAS20190014907
Date: 10/21/2019
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $2,500. Respondent's Massage Therapist license is revoked.
Respondent obtained a license by fraud or false representation.
Podiatry PETTY, GLENN GREGG
City: FRISCO
County: COLLIN
Zip Code: 75033
License #: 1411
Complaint # POD20190000985
Date: 11/5/2019
Respondent's Podiatrist renewal application is denied, and Respondent's Podiatrist license is revoked.
Respondent has been convicted of an offense that directly relates to the duties and responsibilities of the licensed occupation; Respondent lacks sufficient honesty, trustworthiness and integrity to hold a license.
Property Tax Consultant WARD, ADAM L
City: AUSTIN
County: TRAVIS
Zip Code: 78709
License #: 10373
Complaint # PTC20190009100
Date: 10/21/2019
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $3,000; The Respondent's Property Tax Consultant license is revoked.
Respondent engaged in activity that constitutes dishonesty, fraud, or gross incompetence while performing property tax consulting services.
Tow Company STANCE AUTOWORKS LLC
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77066
License #: 6481801C
Complaint # TOW20190001267
Date: 10/31/2019
The Respondent's Tow Company license and Vehicle Storage Facility license are revoked. Respondent shall refund the vehicle owner referenced in the order.
Respondent failed to cooperate with an inspector in the performance of the inspection; Respondent charged more than allowed by city ordinance.
Tow Company MERAZ, RODOLFO
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77086
License #: 6471353C
Complaint # TOW20180006219
Date: 11/5/2019
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $5,000. The Respondent's Tow Company license is revoked.
Respondent performed a nonconsent tow and took the vehicle to a location other than a licensed vehicle storage facility; Respondent failed to perform towing operations with honesty, trustworthiness, and integrity.
Tow Company EURO STAR WRECKERS LLC
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77057
License #: 6462898C
Complaint # TOW20180010406
Date: 11/5/2019
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $4,000. The Respondent's Tow Company license is revoked.
Respondent failed to comply with an order previously issued by the Executive Director; Respondent towed a vehicle without legal authority.
Tow Operator ALMALIKI, AMER
City: KATY
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77449
License #: 4565
Complaint # TOW20190011828
Date: 11/1/2019
The Respondent's Incident Management Tow Operator license is revoked.
Respondent submitted a renewal application that made false statements regarding the Respondent's criminal history; Respondent has been convicted of an offense that directly relates to the duties and responsibilities of the licensed occupation.
Tow Operator MILLIGAN, THOMAS J
City: LAKE DALLAS
County: DENTON
Zip Code: 75065
License #: 41771
Complaint # TOW20190007467
Date: 11/20/2019
The Respondent's Private Property Truck Operator license is revoked.
Respondent submitted a renewal application that made false statements regarding the Respondent's criminal history; Respondent has been convicted of an offense that directly relates to the duties and responsibilities of the licensed occupation.
Vehicle Storage Facility STANCE AUTOWORKS LLC
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77066
License #: 647916VSF
Complaint # VSF20190004890
Date: 10/30/2019
The Respondent's Tow Company license and Vehicle Storage Facility license are revoked. Respondent shall refund the vehicle owner referenced in the order.
Respondent failed to cooperate with an inspector in the performance of the inspection; Respondent charged more than allowed by city ordinance.

 


Cease and Desist Orders

License Type Name and Location: Order Basis for Order
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration MILLER, JAMES EARL
City: SAN ANTONIO
County: BEXAR
Zip Code: 78232
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # ACR20190013137
Date: 10/1/2019
Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, performing or offering to provide work as air conditioning and refrigeration contractor.
Respondent performed and/or offered to perform air conditioning and refrigeration contracting without first obtaining the required license.
Auctioneers HODGES, PHILLIP C
City: GARLAND
County: DALLAS
Zip Code: 75043
License #: 17406
Complaint # AUC20180013957
Date: 10/21/2019
Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from acting as or impersonating a licensed auctioneer.
Respondent performed as an auctioneer or associate auctioneer without a license.
Barbers OROSZ, JEREMY
City: MIDWAY
County: MADISON
Zip Code: 75852
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # BAR20190013698
Date: 12/18/2019
Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from acting as or impersonating a licensed barber and/or performing or offering to provide barbering services for customers, clients, or the public.
Respondent performed barbering without the required license.
Barbers NARVAEZ, JOEL O
City: KILLEEN
County: BELL
Zip Code: 76542
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # BAR20190009930
Date: 10/21/2019
Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from acting as or impersonating a licensed barber and/or performing or offering to provide barbering services for customers, clients, or the public.
Respondent performed barbering without the required license.
Cosmetology CUEVAS, TIM
City: ODESSA
County: ECTOR
Zip Code: 79765
License #(s): 804515, 768533, 776873
Complaint # COS20200003552
Date: 12/12/2019
Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from employing individuals to perform acts of cosmetology without a license.
Respondent leased space in a salon to an individual who engaged in the practice of cosmetology but had not obtained a cosmetology license.
Electrical Contractors BAWDEN, DANIEL D
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77096
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # ELC20190014338
Date: 12/18/2019
Respondent is immediately ordered to cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, performing or offering to perform work as an electrical contractor.
Respondent performed and/or offered to perform electrical contracting without first obtaining the required electrical contractor's license.
Electrical Contractors Company: ESCOBAR CONSTRUCTION LLC
City: PFLUGERVILLE
County: TRAVIS
Zip Code: 78660
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # ELC20190011075
Date: 10/21/2019
Respondent is immediately ordered to cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, performing or offering to perform work as an electrical contractor.
Respondent performed and/or offered to perform electrical contracting without first obtaining the required electrical contractor's license.
Electrical Contractors MILLER, JAMES EARL
City: SAN ANTONIO
County: BEXAR
Zip Code: 78232
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # ELC20190013140
Date: 10/1/2019
Respondent is immediately ordered to cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, performing or offering to perform work as an electrical contractor.
Respondent performed and/or offered to perform electrical contracting without first obtaining the required electrical contractor's license.
Massage Therapy LILY'S SPA
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77090
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # MAS20180016288
Date: 11/12/2019
Respondent is immediately ordered to cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, performing or offering to perform work as a massage establishment.
Respondent operated a massage establishment without a license.
Massage Therapy YU JUAN THERAPY MASSAGE, LLC
City: CARROLLTON
County: DALLAS
Zip Code: 75007
License #: ME3620
Complaint # MAS20200002536
Date: 11/15/2019
Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, performing or offering to provide work as a massage establishment.
Respondent operated a massage establishment without a license.
Midwives HERNANDEZ, LEAH D
City: AMARILLO
County: POTTER
Zip Code: 79103
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # MID20190009292
Date: 10/21/2019
Respondent is immediately ordered to cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, performing or offering to perform work as a midwife.
Respondent practiced midwifery without a license.
Tow Operator FRANCIS, GARETH D
City: HUMBLE
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77338
License #(s): 6489048C, 6454658C, 26877
Complaint # TOW20200004456
Date: 12/18/2019
Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from engaging in conduct which lacks honesty, trustworthiness, and integrity.
Respondent failed to perform towing operations with honesty, trustworthiness, and integrity.
Tow Company BANNA, MUHAMMAD
City: SAN ANTONIO
County: BEXAR
Zip Code: 78204
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # TOW20190011200
Date: 11/12/2019
Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, performing, or offering to perform work as a towing company.
Respondent operated a tow truck company without the appropriate license.
Tow Company TOLIVER, MELVIN J
City: ODESSA
County: ECTOR
Zip Code: 79760
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # TOW20190009260
Date: 11/20/2019
Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, performing, or offering to perform work as a towing company.
Respondent operated a tow truck company without the appropriate license

 


Permanent Revocations

License Type Name and Location: Order Basis for Order
Cosmetology Company: PACIFIC BEAUTY ACADEMY INC
City: DALLAS
County: DALLAS
Zip Code: 75243
License #: 705199
Complaint # COS20170012926
Date: 9/12/2018
The Respondent's Cosmetology Private Post-Secondary license is revoked. Respondent is permanently restrained and enjoined from any association with a private beauty culture school or barber school (COS/BAR school), or assisting others in any manner, expressly or by implication, in associating with a COS/BAR school in the State of Texas, and he agrees to permanently dissociate himself, both now and in the future, from any COS/BAR school in the State of Texas; Respondent understands that the duration of his permanent disassociation and injunction from COS/BAR schools is lifelong.
Respondent submitted fraudulent hours to the Department on behalf of students who paid him for those hours.
Massage Therapy SALGADO, STING RAY
City: BEDFORD
County: TARRANT
Zip Code: 76095
License #: MT127734
Complaint # MAS20180006907
Date: 9/17/2019
Respondent's Massage Therapist license is Revoked.
Respondent engage in sexual contact during a session with a client.

 


Permanent Injunctions

License Type Name and Location: Order Basis for Order
Electrical Contractors HOLLOWAY, JOSHUA J
City: SPRING
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77381
License: Not Licensed
Date: 6/11/2018
Respondent is immediately ordered to cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, performing or offering to perform work as an electrical contractor.
Respondent performed and/or offered to perform electrical contracting without first obtaining the required electrical contractor's license.
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration / Electrical Contractors

SMITH, DANNY BRYAN
City: SPRING
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77388
License: Not Licensed

Date: 9/12/2019

Defendant is immediately restrained from performing or offering to perform air conditioning and refrigeration services without a license, and from performing or offering to perform non-exempt electrical services without a license.

Defendant refused to stop performing, and offering to perfuming, air conditioning and refrigeration services and electrical services without a license. He failed to submit to department efforts to cease his operations and we proceeded to the District Court for Injunctive Relief.