education fraud

Maryland’s ‘Educational Affiliates’ Agrees to Pay $13 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Educational Affiliates is a for-profit company specializing in post-secondary education opportunities. It is alleged to have admitted unqualified or ineligible students using financial aid funds. Federal Student Financial Aid is the largest provider of funding for American college students in the United States. These funds have paid approximately [...]

By | 2018-03-26T06:02:16+00:00 August 24th, 2015|Education Fraud|

Embattled Corinthian College Shuts Down Amid Several False Claims Act Lawsuits

Corinthian College, which manages several technical schools in California and Arizona, shut its doors late last month prior to filing for bankruptcy.Image source: Wikimedia Commons Recently, Corinthian College was slapped with a $30 million fine from the federal government for unlawfully inflating its graduation rates in order to [...]

By | 2018-03-27T02:31:46+00:00 June 1st, 2015|Education Fraud|

Department of Education Yanks Funding From Several ‘Risky’ Colleges and Universities

The Department of Education is looking to reduce misuse of federal funding by unscrupulous colleges and universities, many of which are alleged to have misguided students into enrolling by using inflated employment success rates.Image source: Wikimedia Commons Over the past several years, a number of colleges and universities [...]

By | 2018-03-25T15:23:06+00:00 April 15th, 2015|Student Loan Fraud|