Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Corinthian Colleges, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Corinthian Colleges, Inc.
Penalty: 
$1,170,025,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
March 23, 2016
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

The California Attorney General announced that her office had obtained a $1.1 billion judgment against defunct Corinthian Colleges, Inc. for predatory and unlawful practices. While CCI filed for bankruptcy in May 2015, the hope was that the judgment could help secure further relief for struggling students.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
out of business
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
for-profit schools
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Parent company note: 
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