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Fraudulent Communications

Published on Oct 2, 2019

The Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine has received information that fraudulent communications claiming to be from regulatory authorities, such as a regulatory board or the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are being sent to licensees of the Virginia Department of Health Professions. The communications are being sent by email, fax, phone and the US Postal Service and can be threatening and demanding release of personal information.

Please be aware that the Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine will not send such communications. If you believe you are the recipient of a fraudulent communication claiming to be from the Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine, please contact the Board at (804) 597-4133 or You may also wish to report the receipt of this type of communication to local law enforcement and the US Postal Service.

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Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine | Contact the Board
Leslie L. Knachel, Director
Thomas Massie, Jr, DVM, President