Feds charge Baltimore lawyer with $25M hospital extortion plan

The medical facility, which went to the FBI last year, decreased to comment to The Sun about the charges but defended its organ transplant program..

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Mr. Snyder declined to comment to The Sun, but he formerly denied the accusations versus him..

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Federal district attorneys in Baltimore indicted a medical malpractice legal representative on attempted extortion charges, claiming he threatened bad promotion about organ transplants at University of Maryland Medical System unless UMMS paid him $25 million, according to The Baltimore Sun..

District attorneys allege that Stephen Snyder demanded the hospital pay him $25 million as part of a sham consulting plan otherwise he would release a media campaign that alleged the healthcare facility transplanted diseased organs into clients..

” Our specialists typically manage the most complex cases that other transplant centers have actually decreased, and our programs capabilities in kidney, heart, pancreas, lung and liver transplant are well-recognized regionally and nationally,” the healthcare facility told The Sun..