Caldwell University pays more than $4.8 Million to settle charges of defrauding vets and the VA education program

Caldwell University must pay the United States more than $4.8 million to resolve allegations that it engaged in a fraudulent scheme to defraud a federal education benefit program, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. “Caldwell University tried to hoodwink the Department of Veterans Affairs and, worse, veterans themselves, by claiming to offer online classes developed and […]

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University of Phoenix pays $191 million to settle charges of fraudulent marketing to students of partnerships with major companies

The University of Phoenix,  the nation’s largest for-profit college chains, agreed to a $191 million settlement for charges that the school had lured in students with fraudulent claims about partnerships with major companies that one of the chain’s own executives had described as “smoke and mirrors.”The school’s deceptions related to a marketing campaign that invoked […]

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