James-Hoyer: Whistleblower 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

The James Hoyer law firm 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 more »

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Post Acute Medical Agrees to Pay More Than $13 Million to Settle Allegations of Kickbacks and Improper Physician Relationships

Post Acute Medical, LLC, a Pennsylvania-based operator of long‑term care and rehabilitation hospitals across the country, and certain affiliated entities through which the company operates its facilities (collectively, “PAM”), have agreed to pay the United States, Texas, and Louisiana a total of $13,168,000 to resolve claims that they violated the False Claims Act, and the 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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CBS Premieres New Whistleblower Program

The courageous stories of whistleblowers are about to get some national recognition. CBS is launching a new true-crime series that takes a look at the contributions of whistleblowers in helping to stop fraud against the government. The name of the program is Whistleblower. CBS says Whistleblower takes a thrilling look into the real-life David vs. 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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Attorney General Sessions Delivers Remarks Announcing National Health Care Fraud and Opioid Takedown

Yesterday Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered remarks on the Department of Justice’s nationwide effort to charge more than 600 individuals with health care fraud related to the opioid crisis.  This is the most significant effort yet in the administration’s quest to stem the opioid epidemic. 

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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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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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