Man Who Claimed To Be Doctor Accused Of Sexual Assault

Juan Alberto Ruan Rivera Practiced Unlicensed Medicine For 6 Years

Juan Alberto Ruan Rivera posed as a doctor and practiced medicine for more than six years, but when police caught up with him they found a trail of disturbing allegations, Las Vegas police said.

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Ruan Rivera told his victims he was a doctor, chiropractor or therapist licensed in Mexico.

According to police documents, he would sedate his patients, wait until they were drowsy and sexually assault them.

Three people have come forward so far, including a 5-year-old boy.

Rivera was arrested in North Las Vegas on domestic charges, when he was behind bars- accusers began coming forward.

Victims said he was a master manipulator. A well dressed charmer who targeted poor people with health problems and no health insurance.

He was also a distributor for Omnilife Natural Supplements.

Rivera’s wife claims she was also a victim. She says Rivera operated on her and held her captive in their Las Vegas home. The fake doctor put chains on the doors and bars on the windows- creating his own makeshift medical facility.

According to police, he spent a great deal of time in Chula Vista and say he likely preyed on people there.

If you believe you were a victim, please contact local police.

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