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
Barbers SAMUELS, DUSTIN D
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77022
License #: 636183
Complaint # BAR20190008315
Date: 1/16/2020
Respondent's Class A Barber license number 636183 license is revoked. Applicant's Class A Barber license number 636183 is automatically denied.
Respondent made a false statement in connection with applying for or renewing a license.
Barbers BARRERA, GEORGE
City: IRVING
County: DALLAS
Zip Code: 75060
License #: 792539
Complaint # BAR20190005910
Date: 12/18/2019
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $3,000 plus revocation of Dual Shop/Salon license number 792539.
Respondent engaged in fraud or deceit in obtaining a certificate, license, or permit.
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 MEDINA, MIGUEL
City: IRVING
County: DALLAS
Zip Code: 75060
License #: 705120
Complaint # COS20180013204
Date: 12/20/2019
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $11,100. The Respondent's Cosmetology Private Post-Secondary School license is revoked.
Respondent failed to comply with an order previously issued by the Executive Director; Respondent failed to properly calculate a refund due to a student; Respondent operated a school with an expired license.
Cosmetology PHAN, THI NGOC HUONG
City: PLANO
County: COLLIN
Zip Code: 75086
License #: 1781147
Complaint # COS20190005224
Date: 12/18/2019
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $5,000, plus revocation of Cosmetology Manicurist license number 1781147.
Respondent engaged in fraud or deceit in obtaining a certificate, license, or permit.
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 Company: AM BEAUTYCOLLEGE
City: IRVING
County: DALLAS
Zip Code: 75060
License #: 705120
Complaint # COS20180013204
Date: 11/12/2019
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $11,000. The Respondent's Cosmetology Private Post-Secondary School license is revoked.
Respondent failed to comply with an order previously issued by the Executive Director; Respondent failed to properly calculate a refund due to a student; Respondent operated a school with an expired license.
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.
Electricians THOMAS, CHARLES
City: CONVERSE
County: BEXAR
Zip Code: 78109
License #: 312375
Complaint # ELC20190007911
Date: 1/10/2020
Respondent's Apprentice Electrician license 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. Applicant has a deferred adjudication disposition which makes them unfit to hold a license.
Electricians RIKE, TIMOTHY D
City: QUITMAN
County: WOOD
Zip Code: 75783
License #: 19786
Complaint(s) # 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 ABDULJABBAR, SALAH
City: BENBROOK
County: TARRANT
Zip Code: 76109
License #: MT128825
Complaint # MAS20190009561
Date: 1/22/2020
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $2,500. The Respondent's Massage Therapist license is revoked.
Respondent engage in sexual contact during a session with a client.
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.
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/Tow Operator CARMONA, BARBARA A
City: SAN MARCOS
County: HAYS
Zip Code: 78666
License(s) #: 6445634C, 40700
Complaint(s) # TOW20190016348, VSF20200001851
Date: 1/10/2020
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $34,000. $19,000 for TOW20190016348 and $15,000 for VSF20200001851. Respondent's Tow Company license and Incident Management Tow Operator license are Revoked.
On three occasions, Respondent failed to obtain insurance for each permitted tow truck. Respondent refused to permit or interfered with an inspection or investigation by an authorized representative of the Commission or Executive Director. On three occasions, Respondent failed to obtain insurance for the insured facility.
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 PENA, EDUARDO
City: SOUTH PADRE ISLAND
County: CAMERON
Zip Code: 78597
License #: 35597
Complaint # TOW20190014463
Date: 1/10/2020
The Respondent's Incident Management Tow Operator license #35597 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 BLEAM, CHRISTOPHER M
City: KATY
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77064
License #: Not Licensed
Complaint(s) # TOW20180015824, TOW20190006143
Date: 1/2/2020
Respondent's Incident Management Tow Operator application is denied, and Respondent's Consent 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 a crime that was committed within 5 years of their renewal application; Respondent has been convicted of an offense that directly relates to the duties and responsibilities of the licensed occupation.
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.


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 JONES, WILLIAM S
City: EL PASO
County: EL PASO
Zip Code: 79908
License #: 645384
Complaint # BAR20190017181
Date: 1/28/2020
Respondent is immediately ordered to cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, performing or offering to perform work as a Class A Barber.
Respondent performed barbering without the required 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 HEREDIA, JOHNNIE
City: EL PASO
County: EL PASO
Zip Code: 79924
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # COS20190011979
Date: 1/10/2020
Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from performing or attempting to perform as a cosmetologist.
Respondent performed or attempted to perform a practice of cosmetology without a 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 BOYD, STEPHEN M
City: DALLAS
County: DALLAS
Zip Code: 75248
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # MAS20190012861
Date: 1/10/2020
Respondent is ordered to immediately cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, performing or offering to provide work as massage therapist.
Respondent performed or attempted to perform a practice of massage therapy without a license.
Massage Therapy Company: BLUE SKY SPA
City: HOUSTON
County: HARRIS
Zip Code: 77015
License: Not Licensed
Complaint # MAS20190013251
Date: 1/28/2020
Respondent is ordered to cease and desist from acting as, impersonating, performing or offering to provide work as a massage therapist and/or massage establishment.
Respondent operated a place of business in which massage therapy is practiced without first obtaining a massage establishment license from the Department.
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.