Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
K12 Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
K12 Inc.
Penalty: 
$168,500,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
July 8, 2016
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

The California Attorney General a $168.5 million settlement agreement -- including $160 million in debt relief -- with K12 Inc., a for-profit online charter school operator, and the 14 affiliated non-profit schools known as the California Virtual Academies that it managed, over alleged violations of California's false claims, false advertising and unfair competition laws.

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: 
Virginia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
educational services
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Parent company note: 
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