James-Hoyer: Firm News

Class Members Get Checks in Long Awaited Payday Lending Settlement

Payday lending class action settlement profiled in report on WFLA channel 8 in Tampa. Watch the video to see the story.  James Hoyer Partner Jesse Hoyer is interviewed. Long-awaited Settlement: After a nearly two decade long battle, a $4.3 million class action settlement is returning thousands of dollars to Florida consumers who took out pay more »

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$65 Million Prime Healthcare Whistleblower Settlement

Prime Whistleblower

Whistleblower’s Fearless 7-Year Pursuit of Justice: Los Angeles, CA- August 3, 2018— The 5th largest for-profit hospital system in the country has agreed to pay $65 million to settle civil charges of healthcare fraud against the government. Prime Healthcare has also agreed to abide by a Corporate Integrity Agreement with strict requirements and oversight to more »

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James Hoyer Investigator Speaks at Investigative Reporters & Editors Conference

James Hoyer law firm Investigator and Communications Director Angie Moreschi spoke at the 2018 Investigative Reporters and Editors’ Conference held in Orlando this June.  The annual event is attended by many of the best investigative reporters in the U.S. and abroad. Angie shared her expertise on how whistleblowers can help reporters find fraud. Joining Angie more »

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Mastermind in $24 Million Ed4Mil Military Tuition Scam Sentenced

The mastermind of a $24 million scheme to take advantage of veterans and active duty military will spend 5 years in jail after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud.  Ed4Mil President David Alvey was criminally charged after a whistleblower suit filed by  James Hoyer client Adam Boyce. Alvey conspired with former Assistant Dean of Caldwell College Lisa DiBisceglie and former Ed4Mil employee Helen Sechrist to trick members of the military into signing up for wildly overpriced online classes that were misrepresented as Caldwell classes. In reality, they were cheap certificate courses offered by an unaccredited school. DiBisceglie and Sechrist also plead guilty.  Click here to read more about Alvey’s sentencing. Boyce first came forward to the government after concerns that Army National Guard members were being subjected to a bait and switch for online certificate courses, that were marked up in cost by 6-times and more when sold more »

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James Hoyer Chief Investigator Meets with FBI Director

James Hoyer law firm Chief Investigator Al Scudieri recently had the honor of meeting with FBI Director Christopher Wray in Washington D.C.  AL is the former Supervisor of the FBI White Collar Crimes/Fraud Unit in Tampa and is also the former President of the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI. Al’s experience in more »

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From Whistleblower to Whistleblower Attorney

Attorney Clark Bolton Forges New Path at James Hoyer: As James Hoyer’s newest attorney, Clark Bolton, brings an extra level of pride to the firm. He took an unlikely path, from whistleblower to attorney representing other whistleblowers seeking justice.

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James Hoyer Attorney Speaks at Annual Certified Fraud Examiners Conference

James Hoyer Attorney Clark Bolton offered unique insight at the 19th annual Association of Certified Fraud Examiners conference in Tampa Bay. As a former fraud examiner turned whistleblower turned False Claims Act attorney, Clark provided a rare look at what it’s like to be an insider exposing fraud and now an attorney litigating fraud against more »

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James Hoyer Partner Discusses Increasing Pressure on For-Profit Law Schools

For-profit law schools are increasingly facing closer scrutiny.  A recently unsealed whistleblower case against Arizona Summit Law School and its owner InfiLaw raised concerns about how these schools access millions of dollars in federal student aid while producing few graduates who can actually pass the Bar exam.

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James Hoyer Partner Joins U.S. Attorney’s Office

After seven years with the James Hoyer law firm, Partner Sean Keefe is making a big move. Sean is joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida. He will work in the False Claims Act unit, continuing to fight fraud against the government, just as he did here at James Hoyer. While more »

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Whistleblower in IU Health Case Speaks at Annual TAF Conference

Dr. Judy Robinson, James Hoyer client and whistleblower in the $18 million IU Health/HealthNet case, spoke on the whistleblower panel at the annual Taxpayers Against Fraud Conference in Washington D.C. on November 3rd.  Dr. Robinson gave a powerful presentation talking about the important and sometimes difficult road whistleblowers face in order to do the right more »

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