Friday, June 25, 2010

Vidio Relay Trial Delayed

The founder of Maryland's Viable video relay won't go on trial until this fall. John Yeh and Joseph Yeh are accused defrauding the government out of millions of dollars through the FCC's video relay service for the deaf and hard of hearing. They have plead not guilty even though nine other people charged in the case have plead guilty. They face up to 20 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.The Yehs also face a class action lawsuit for failing to pay former employees back wages totaling half a million dollars. The Yehs are asking that the suit be delayed until after resolution of the criminal case.

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