Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Zovio Inc. fka Bridgepoint Education, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Zovio Inc.
Penalty: 
$295,120
Year: 
2021
Date: 
July 2, 2021
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Zovio agreed to pay $295,120 to settle allegations that its for-profit school Ashford University LLC imposed excessive fees on students and failed to make proper disclosures.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Arizona
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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