Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Education Affiliates
Penalty: 
$13,000,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
June 24, 2015
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Education Affiliates, a for-profit education company based in White Marsh, Maryland, agreed to pay $13 million to the United States to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by submitting false claims to the Department of Education for federal student aid for students enrolled in its programs.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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Parent company note: 
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