Have you recently been called by someone from the Nevada State Medical Board? If so, you should be aware of the following information released by the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners (NSMBE).
The Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners has been notified of a possible credit card scam involving their licensees. Individuals posing as employees of the “Nevada State Medical Board” may be contacting licensees and requesting credit card information in order to send the licensee emergent information about their Nevada license. The names known to have been to be utilized during this scam are “Jennifer Riley” and “Richard,” and fraudulent telephone numbers have been provided.
Please note, The Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners will NEVER call and solicit your credit card information.
If you have been contacted by an individual you think may be posing as an employee of the NSMBE, you may check his or her identity by calling the Board (775-688-2559, or 888-890-8210, toll-free within Nevada), or you may find a list of all Board employees on their website, www.medboard.nv.gov, under the “About the Board” link.
If you believe you have been a victim of such a scam, please contact your local law enforcement agency immediately. If you have any questions, you can reach the VISTALicensing Department at 800-366-1884.