James-Hoyer: Firm News

James Hoyer Partner Leads Panel Discussion at TAF Conference

James Hoyer partner Elaine Stromgren had the honor of leading a panel on statistical sampling at this year’s annual Taxpayers Against Fraud conference in Washington D.C.  Statistical sampling can be an essential tool in False Claims Act cases, especially when the fraud is too widespread to prove each false claim on an individual basis. Elaine more »

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Investigative Report on Medical Fraud Profiles James Hoyer Whistleblower Case

A powerful investigative report appearing on several Florida TV stations is exposing the alarming problem of medical equipment fraud, which costs taxpayers billions of dollars every year. (Watch the report above.) Two whistleblowers represented by the James Hoyer law firm were interviewed and shared their stories to help expose the problem. Both former employees of more »

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James Hoyer Client Named 2018 Whistleblower of the Year

James Hoyer, P.A. is proud to announce that our client Karin Berntsen was named Whistleblower of the Year at the annual Taxpayers Against Fraud awards dinner, in Washington, D.C. This marks the second time in the past three years that a James Hoyer client has been bestowed with this great honor. Ms. Berntsen blew the more »

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James Hoyer Expanding Presence to D.C./Michigan & Adding Employment Law Practice

James Hoyer, P.A. is pleased to announce that it is expanding its presence to Washington D.C. and Michigan with two recent additions.  First, attorney Dave Scher, principal at The Employment Law Group for the past decade, is joining the firm as partner and will lead our new Washington, D.C. office and our new employment law more »

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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

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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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