Friday, August 19, 2011
Former Relay Employees Win $1.1 million
Former employees of Viable Communications have won their class action lawsuit against the Maryland relay company. A federal judge has ruled that the group of 140 former should get $1.1 million in back pay and damages from founder and former CEO John T.C. Yeh and former vice president Joseph Yeh. The two brothers are will be sentenced in November for conspiracy to commit mail fraud. They each face up to 20 years in prison and a fine of a quarter million dollars for billing the government for millions of dollar in video relay calls that did not qualify for reimbursement.