Fake Qualifications: 18 Nigerian Nurses In US Police Net

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No fewer than 18 nurses of Nigerian descent are currently facing charges in Texas, United States following allegations of fake educational qualifications, The PUNCH reports.

This is according to a statement published on the website of the Texas board of nursing which was obtained by our correspondent on Sunday.

In the statement, a total of 23 practising nurses were caught in a grand fraudulent diploma/transcript scheme as revealed by an ongoing investigations.

The investigation tagged ‘Operation Nightingale,’ was described as a multi-state coordinated law enforcement action involving the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General was launched on January 25, 2023, to arrest individuals engaged in a scheme to sell false and fraudulent nursing degree diplomas and transcripts.

The Nigerians involved are; Abiodun, Yetunde Felicia; Adelakun, Abiodun Aveez; Adelekan, Joseph Adewale; Adeoye, Vivien Temitope; Adewale, Modinat Abidemi; Afolabi, Olufemi Toun; Afolabi, Omowunmi F; Agbo, Odumegwu Steve; and Ajibade, Charlot Omotayo.

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