Attorney General's Office Seeks Public's Assistance to Identify Victims of Possible Crime

Phoenix (Wednesday, July 02, 2014) -- The Office of the Arizona Attorney General, along with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Pima County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s assistance to identify victims of an individual suspected of engaging in the Practice of Medicine by a Person Not Licensed.

Gustavo Felix Nunez has been performing cosmetic surgical procedures in Tucson, as well as other states and countries. In Tucson, these procedures may have taken place at an industrial warehouse located at 1656 N. 15th Ave., his residence in the 8600 block of North Bobby Jones Drive by North Shannon and West Overton Road near the Omni Tucson National Golf Resort, or other locations. These procedures include liposuctions, lip injections, Botox injections, and other similar cosmetic procedures and plastic surgeries.

Mr. Nunez is not a doctor, nor does he carry any licensing in the state of Arizona to practice medicine. Any person who has had any medical procedure conducted by Mr. Nunez is encouraged to consult with a currently licensed and certified medical doctor to review the safety of such procedure.

At this point in the investigation, the Office of the Arizona Attorney General and the DEA are working together to identify possible victims. Those who believe they may have been patients of Mr. Nunez are encouraged to contact law enforcement. Victims also may be eligible for assistance through the Attorney General’s Office of Victim Services.

If you have information regarding Mr. Nunez, or believe you have been a patient of his, please contact DEA Special Agents Adam Nobbley or Jonathan Shankweiler at (520) 573-5500 or Assistant Attorney General Josh Moser or Special Assistant Attorney General Jordan Emerson at (520) 628-6504.