O-care’s Jonathan ‘stupidity of the American voter’ Gruber forced to settled fraudulent billing suit

O-care’s Jonathan ‘stupidity of the American voter’ Gruber forced to settled fraudulent billing suit

[Ed. – Emphasis added by Zero Hedge.]

If not for the undercover video below in which MIT professor, and chief Obamacare architect, Jonathan Gruber attributed the passage of Obamacare to the “stupidity of the American voter,” most Americans wouldn’t even have known it was Gruber who was responsible for eternally destroying the healthcare system in the U.S. …

Now, according to the Vermont Rutland HeraldGruber’s perpetual desire to save American voters from their own stupidity has landed him in some hot water with Vermont’s Attorney General T.J. Donovan.  As the Herald explains, Gruber was apparently hired as a consultant by Vermont’s former Governor to assist with analyzing a single-payer healthcare system but got a little too creative with his invoices…

Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan said his office has concluded an investigation into the invoices and billing practices of Dr. Jonathan Gruber…

Donovan said Thursday his office and Gruber reached an agreement to settle the state’s potential legal claim that Gruber submitted false claims to the state under Vermont’s Civil False Claims Act. Donovan said his office concluded that Gruber’s conduct violated the Vermont Civil False Claims Act. Gruber denied a violation, but in order to resolve the case, he agreed to forgo any further payments from the state that he might be owed.

Donovan’s office found that Gruber submitted at least two invoices that were false with respect to the amount of work performed by a research assistant working for Gruber.

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