Thursday, August 23, 2007
Judge Rejects Appeal to Dismiss U. of Phoenix Lawsuit
The University of Phoenix, which is being sued for alleged fraud, has failed to have its case dismissed. Two former admissions recruiters claim that the University obtained billions of dollars in student-aid money while violating federal policies on recruiter compensation.
In 2004 the University settled a lawsuit with the U.S. Department of Education. The University had hoped that this settlement would render the current complaint moot. The two whistle-blowers and the U.S. Department of Education argued that the settlement did not constitute an “alternate remedy” required under the False Claims Act because it was never approved by the U.S. attorney general.
Click here to read the full article in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Posted by Quitam Help Admin on 08/23 at 02:58 PM
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