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James Hoyer Partner Interviewed on For-Profit College Problems

James Hoyer Partner Jesse Hoyer interviewed by ABC Action News

James Hoyer partner Jesse Hoyer interviewed by ABC Action News

James Hoyer partner Jesse Hoyer is an expert on for-profit college whistleblower cases having handled several over the past several years, including False Claims Act cases against EDMCCorinthian Colleges, and Ed4Mil.

ABC Action News in Tampa talked with Hoyer for a follow-up report on the sale of Corinthian Colleges to a debt collection company.  The report exposed that many of the same old problems still exist at former Corinthian schools, like Everest College, even with the new owner.

Click here to watch the investigative report or read the story by ABC Action News reporter Adam Walser.

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Miami Herald Exposes Shady For-Profit College Business Practices

Jesse Hoyer - Partner

Jesse Hoyer – Partner

James Hoyer partner Jesse Hoyer was interviewed for this in-depth expose` on for-profit colleges in Florida.  Hoyer’s expertise in the for-profit college arena is extensive, having represented multiple for-profit college whistleblowers who’ve come forward to report fraud against the government.

The Miami Herald spent a year investigating for-profit colleges, interviewing dozens of witnesses and reviewing thousands of documents.  The paper’s findings are quite alarming– from unaccredited schools churning out unprepared healthcare workers who might take care of you or your loved ones; to the politicians who accepted donations from this industry, and then, passed laws paving the way for  for-profit schools to take advantage of students and taxpayers.

In one of the key articles, “Politicians turn Florida into for-profit college paradise,” attorney Jesse Hoyer explains the mess it’s all become:

Tampa attorney Jesse Hoyer, who has handled multiple for-profit college “whistle-blower” cases — legal claims brought by employees alleging fraud — said dishonest practices are “systemic” throughout the industry.

“Somebody needs to go to jail, end of story,” Hoyer said. “The level of deceit that’s going on here, the level of fraud that’s going on here, somebody needs to go to jail.”

Click here to read more in the Miami Herald’s series Higher Ed Hustle.

 

ABC Interviews James Hoyer Partner About For-Profit Colleges

Jesse Hoyer - Partner

Jesse Hoyer – Partner

ABC Action News in Tampa continued its multi-year  investigation of for-profit colleges with another powerful report on this troubled industry.  This time the report focused on Everest University, which is closing down or selling off it’s campuses and online programs around the country.  The action comes after a Department of Education investigation revealed serious problems, including falsified job placement and attendance numbers and inflated grades.

ABC’s I-Team reporter Adam Walser interviewed James Hoyer partner Jesse Hoyer about the for profit college industry and the latest problems at Everest.  “This is a school that’s getting over a billion dollars a year in federal funding and the government is getting no return on its investment, ” said  Hoyer.

 

 

Click here to watch another I-Team story on the debt racked up by Everest students.