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Jeffrey Stern

Local personal injury attorney charged with ambulance chasing

Jeffrey Stern…

Personal Injury Attorney Jeffrey Stern, based in Houston with an office in McAllen, was handed a 21-count superseding indictment earlier this month by a federal grand jury, alleging multiple felonies, which include: conspiracy, obstruction of justice, witness tampering, and multiple tax violations all centered around a barratry scheme, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick earlier this month.

The charges against Stern and his alleged coconspirators (two other Houston personal injury attorneys; three alleged case runners, AKA, ambulance chasers; and several business owners) stem from a longrunning criminal scheme to evade taxes, according to a story published in the Montgomery County Police Reporter:

“Stern also allegedly obtained his personal injury cases through barratry – the illegal practice of soliciting law firm clients by paying kickbacks to middlemen known as ‘case runners.’”



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