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Still More Scam For-Profit College Websites -- Linked to Dallas Mystery Man

David Halperin | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
David Halperin

Who is operating all these scam websites, aimed at tricking struggling people into getting on sales calls for for-profit colleges? And when will the big for-profit colleges linked to these operations -- companies that get 85 to 90 percent of their revenues from taxpayers -- tell us the truth about how they do their business?

Websites Promising Jobs and Medicaid Are Instead Bait for For-Profit College Telemarketers

David Halperin | Posted 01.12.2015 | Business
David Halperin

The operations may well be in violation of federal statutes prohibiting deceptive marketing and unwanted telephone sales calls, as well as DOE laws and regulations barring payment of sales commissions to college recruiters. At the very least, they are guilty of using sleazy tactics to sell poor-quality products.

More Trouble for For-Profit Colleges: They Can't Keep Calling Your Cell

David Halperin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
David Halperin

The for-profit college industry is under pressure. Now, things are about to get even tougher for these companies -- but, thankfully, a little easier for people tired of being relentlessly pursued by for-profit college recruiters.

Catherine New

Balance Transfer Day Is Not What It Seems

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 12.07.2011 | Business

Balance Transfer Day is not what it seems. The seemingly grassroots movement, which piggybacked on the success of November's Bank Transfer Day, is ope...