Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Education Management Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Education Management Corporation
Penalty: 
$95,500,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
November 16, 2015
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The United States reached a landmark global settlement with Education Management Corp. resolving allegations that EDMC violated federal and state False Claims Act provisions by falsely certifying that it was in compliance with Title IV of the Higher Education Act and parallel state statutes.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Pennsylvania
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
out of business
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
educational services
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Parent company note: 
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