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

BRANNAN, CLAUDIE F., JR.

City: League City

County: Galveston

Zip Code: 77573

License #: 20489


Complaint #: ACR20200016236

Date: 4/7/22

Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $4,000. Respondent's Registered Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician license is revoked.

Respondent performed and/or offered to perform air conditioning and refrigeration contracting without first obtaining the required license.

Driver Education and Safety

SSES Inc.

City: Flower Mound

County: Denton

Zip Code: 75022

License #: C0186


Complaint #: DES20210004930

Date: 3/31/22

Respondent's Driver Education School license is revoked.

Respondent school owner closed the school and its branches without notifying the Department fifteen days prior to closing.

Elimination of Architectural Barriers

SCHIMMER, MICHAEL J.

City: Richmond

County: Fort Bend

Zip Code: 77406

License #: 1310


Complaint #: EAB20210003265

Date: 6/30/22

Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $2,500. Respondent's Registered Accessibility Specialist license is revoked.

Respondent engaged in activity that constituted dishonesty, misrepresentation, or fraud.

Massage Establishment

LILY’S MASSAGE

City: El Paso

County: El Paso

Zip Code; 79912

License #: ME5697


Complaint #: MAS20210003136

Date: 6/23/22

Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $13,000; and Respondent's Massage Establishment license is revoked.

Respondent allowed an individual, including a student, license holder, or employee, to reside on the premises of the massage establishment; Respondent allowed an employee to engage in sexual contact in the massage establishment, the Department is charging 2 violations.

Massage Establishment

WEI, CHONGMEI

City: El Paso

County: El Paso

Zip: 79935-2752

License #: ME4740


Complaint #: MAS20210002129

Date: 5/27/22

Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $2,500; and Respondent's Massage Establishment license is revoked.

Respondent allowed an employee to engage in sexual contact in the massage establishment.

Massage Establishment

WU, LI LI

City: Round Rock

County: Williamson

Zip Code: 78681

License #: ME6401


Complaint #: MAS20210013759

Date: 5/6/22

Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $8,000; and Respondent's Massage Establishment license is revoked.

Respondent performed the practice of massage therapy without a massage therapist license; Respondent allowed an employee to engage in sexual contact in the massage establishment, the Department is charging 2 violations Respondent failed to provide appropriate draping and treatment services to protect client's safety, comfort, and privacy.

Massage Establishment

LIU, XIAOLIAN

City: El Paso

County: El Paso

Zip Code: 79907

License #: ME5895 and MT133698


Complaint #: MAS20210008236

Date: 3/3/22

Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $17,500; and Respondent's Massage Establishment and Massage Therapist licenses are revoked.

Respondent allowed an individual, including a student, license holder, or employee, to reside on the premises of the massage establishment; Respondent failed to provide an initial consultation to each client before the first massage therapy session and obtain the signature of the client on the consultation document; Respondent failed to maintain a list of all employees; Respondent allowed an employee to engage in sexual contact in the massage establishment; Respondent employed an unlicensed individual to perform massage therapy services.

Massage Therapist

BROWN, TRISTAN D.

City: Round Rock

County: Williamson

Zip Code: 78681

License #: MT131842


Complaint #: MAS20200005237

 Date: 6/23/22

Respondent's Massage Therapist license is revoked.

Respondent engaged in sexual contact during a session with a client; Respondent failed to provide an initial consultation to each client before the first massage therapy session and obtain the signature of the client on the consultation document.

Massage Therapist

PONCE, EMMANUEL

City: Houston

County: Harris

Zip Code: 77098-1591

License #: MT131532


Complaint #: MAS20220001827

Date: 5/23/2022

Respondent's Massage Therapist license is revoked. Respondent is permanently restrained and enjoined from offering and/or performing massage therapy and other massage services for the remainder of his lifetime. Respondent is permanently restrained and enjoined from owning and/or operating a Massage Establishment for the remainder of his lifetime.

Respondent engaged in sexual contact during a session with a client.

Massage Therapist

ZHENG, RONG

City: Kingwood

County: Harris

Zip Code: 77339

License #: MT126983


Complaint #: MAS20200016804

Date: 5/7/22

Respondent's Massage Therapist license is revoked.

Respondent engaged in sexual contact during a session with a client.

Massage Therapist

FUENTES, CARMINA G.

City: Houston

County: Harris

Zip Code: 77073

License #: MT133723


Complaint #: MAS20210008208

Date: 2/24/22

Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $15,000; and Respondent's Massage Therapist license is revoked.

Respondent engaged in sexual contact during a session with a client, and the Department is charging 3 violations.

Motor Fuel Metering & Quality

JANOOB INC.

City: Corpus Christi

County: Nueces

Zip: 78412


Complaint #: FMQ20210013969

License #: 824276

Date: 2/9/22

Respondents are assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $5,000.

Respondents' FMQ Device license number 824276 is revoked for a period of one year.

Respondents sold motor fuel that did not comply with the current standards relating to fuel quality, the Department is charging 2 violations.

 

Cease and Desist Orders

License Type Name and Location: Order Basis for Order

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

GAYTAN, RUBEN

City: San Antonio

County: Bexar

Zip Code: 78228


License #: None

Complaint #: ACR20210016122

11/22/21

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.

Barbers

NAVARRO, VICTOR M.

City: Laredo

County: Webb

Zip Code: 78041


License #: None

Complaint #: BAR20210014641

Date: 11/16/21

Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from operating or managing a barbershop.

Respondent operated a barbershop without holding the appropriate license.

Barbers

TURRUBIARTES, MIGUEL A.

City: San Benito

County: Cameron

Zip Code: 78656


License #: 225858 and 641760

Complaint #: BAR20200016922

Date: 10/14/21

The Respondent's Barber Shop and Class A Barber licenses are revoked.

Respondent failed to comply with an order previously issued by the Executive Director.

Cosmetology

VU, TAI ANH

City: Garland

County: Dallas

Zip Code: 75040


License #: 1768278

Complaint #: COS20200016397

Date: 10/25/21

Respondent's Cosmetology Manicurist license is revoked.

Respondent engaged in fraud or deceit in obtaining a certificate, license, or permit.

Cosmetology

ALVARADO, BENJAMIN JR.

City: Vernon
County: Wilbarger
Zip Code: 78634


License #: Not Licensed

Complaint # COS20210007634

DATE: 9/21/2021

Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from operating or managing a cosmetology beauty salon.

Respondent operated a cosmetology salon without the appropriate license.

Electricians

COULTER, MICHAEL R.

City: Livingston

County: Polk

Zip Code: 77351


License #: 42719

Complaint #: ELC20220008787

Date: 4/28/22

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 or electrician license.

Massage Establishment

BARTLING, ELVIRA G.

City: SAN JUAN
County: HIDALGO
Zip Code: 78589


License: Not Licensed

Complaint # MAS20210011368

Date: 9/24/21

Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from operating a place of business in which massage therapy and/or other massage services is offered and/or performed and from performing and/or offering to perform massage therapy or other massage services until the Respondent becomes properly licensed.

Respondent performed the practice of massage therapy without a massage therapist license; Respondent operated a massage establishment without a massage establishment license.

Massage Establishment

CHANG, YING

City: HUMBLE
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77056


License: Not Licensed

Complaint # MAS20210002664

Date: 9/9/21

Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from operating a place of business in which massage therapy and/or other massage services is offered and/or performed.

Respondent operated a massage establishment without a massage establishment license.

Massage Therapy

NGUYEN, THOMAS

City: Houston

County: Harris

Zip Code: 77063-3929


License #: None

Complaint #: MAS20210004328

Date: 5/2/22

Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from operating a place of business in which massage therapy and/or other massage services is offered and/or performed.

Respondent operated a massage establishment without a massage establishment license.

Massage Therapy

SIMERSKEY, JIMMY

City: Cypress

County: Harris

State: Texas

Zip Code: 77429


License #: Not Licensed

Complaint #: MAS20220002811

Date: 3/18/22

Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from performing and/or offering to perform sexual contact during massage therapy sessions with clients, or from teaching, training, or misleading clients about Respondent's qualifications or allowable services as a Massage Therapist.

Respondent engaged in sexual contact during a massage therapy session.

Massage Therapy

HE, CONGJIN

City: Fort Worth

County: Tarrant

State: Texas

Zip Code: 76108


License #: Not Licensed

Complaint #: MAS20210015543

Date: 12/15/21

Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from acting as a massage therapist and from performing and/or offering to perform massage therapy or other massage services.

Respondent performed the practice of massage therapy without a massage therapist license.

Massage Therapy

LI, SHUFANG

City: Houston

County: Harris

Zip Code: 77036


License #: MT131351

Complaint #: MAS20190014913

Date: 10/14/21

Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $10,000; and Respondent's Massage Therapist license is revoked.

Respondent submitted fraudulent documentation to the Department to obtain a license, the Department is charging 2 violations.

Tow Trucks

LONGHORN WRECKER INC.

City: Dallas

County: Dallas

Zip Code: 75220


License #: 6127047C

Complaint #: TOW20200006633

Date: 10/7/21

Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $3,000. Respondent's Tow Company license is suspended for 6 months.

Respondent performed a non-consent, private property tow without legal authority and/or in the absence of legally required signs being posted; Respondent performed an illegal tow.

Tow Trucks

TK TOWING LLC

City: Dallas

County: Dallas

Zip Code: 75234


License #: 006420937C

Complaint #: TOW20200000662

Date: 10/14/21

Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $5,000. Respondent shall issue a refund to the vehicle owner mentioned in the order. Respondent's Tow Company license is suspended for one year.

Respondent failed to maintain the required insurance; Respondent operated a tow company without the appropriate license.

Vehicle Storage Facility

JODY WADE ENTERPRISES LLC

City: Wichita Falls

County: Wichita

Zip Code: 76302


License #: 0646497VSF

Complaint #: VSF20190011397

Date: 10/25/21

Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $11,500. Respondent's Vehicle Storage Facility license is revoked.

Respondent failed to send the required notice to an address obtained from the governmental entity responsible maintaining the motor vehicle title and registration database for the state in which the vehicle is registered; Respondent used a vehicle for personal or business use without the written consent of the vehicle's owner; Respondent failed to conduct vehicle storage facility operations with honesty, trustworthiness and integrity.

Cosmetology

PHAM, THANH TRUC

City: Dallas
County: Dallas
Zip Code: 75243


License #: 705351, 1529871, 1512794
Complaint # COS20190016766

Date: 3/4/21

The Cosmetology Private Post-Secondary School license for Texan Beauty Academy LLC is revoked. The Cosmetology Manicurist Instructor license and Cosmetology Esthetician Instructor licenses for Respondent are both revoked. Thanh Truc Pham is permanently restrained and enjoined from any association with a private beauty culture school or barber school (COS/BAR School), or assisting other in any manner, expressly or by implication, in associating with a COS/BAR school in the State of Texas and is permanently disassociated both now and in the future from any COS/BAR school in the State of Texas. Respondent's duration of permanent disassociation and injunction from COS/BAR schools will be lifelong. In exchange for the lifelong disassociation, the Department suspended the imposition of the agreed penalty of $365,200. If any material violation of this agreement should occur in the future, the penalty is no longer suspended, and Respondent shall immediately pay the agreed penalty of $365,200.

Respondents failed to provide each prospective student with a schedule of the tuition and other fees assessed, the Department is charging two (2) violations; Respondents failed to properly account for the hours granted to each student; Respondents failed to comply with an order previously issued by the Executive Director.

Cosmetology

HO, TU SI
City: PLANO
County: COLLIN
Zip Code: 75025


License #(s): 705196, 1515871
Complaint # COS20200005446

Date: 9/25/2020
The Respondent's Cosmetology Private Post-Secondary School license is revoked. The Respondent's Cosmetology Manicurist Instructor license is revoked. Respondent, Tu Si Ho, is permanently restrained and enjoined from any association with a private beauty culture school or barber school (COS/BAR School), or assisting other in any manner, expressly or by implication, in associating with a COS/BAR school in the State of Texas, and permanently disassociated both now and in the future from any COS/BAR school in the State of Texas. Respondent's duration of permanent disassociation and injunction from COS/BAR schools will be lifelong. Should the Department review, and sole determine that any material violation of this agreement has occurred, the Department shall cease to suspend the imposition of the agreed penalty of $495,500.00 and Respondent shall immediately pay the agreed penalty of $495,500.00

Respondent failed to submit an electronic record of six (6) student's accrued clock hours once per month; Respondent failed to provide five (5) prospective students with a schedule of the tuition and other fees assessed; Respondent failed to have a licensed instructor at the school during operational hours - eighty-five (85) violations; Respondent failed to maintain a daily record of students? attendance - forty-nine (49) violations; Respondent failed to cooperate with the inspector in the performance of an inspection.

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

SALINAS, VICTOR R
City: ALLEN
County: COLLIN
Zip Code: 75002


License #: MT1094491
Complaint # MAS20180004054

Date: 9/1/2020
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $2,500; and Respondent’s Massage Therapist license is revoked and that revocation is lifelong.

Respondent engaged in sexual contact during a session with a client.

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 engaged in sexual contact during a session with a client.

 

Permanent Revocations

License Type Name and Location: Order Basis for Order

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.

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.