Justice Department Enters Suit Against For-Profit College Chain

05/03/2011 06:58 am ET | Updated Jul 03, 2011
  • TAMAR LEWIN nytimes.com

The Justice Department plans to intervene in a whistle-blower lawsuit charging that one of the nation's largest for-profit college companies, the Education Management Corporation, defrauded the government by illegally paying recruiters based on the number of students they enrolled, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Monday.

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