02/06/2013 06:51 pm ET

State Senate Candidate Ran University Without State License, BBB Says | Carlsbad Patch

Xanthi Gionis, a Republican candidate for the state Senate in the 40th District of south San Diego County, has been accused of running a college in Carlsbad that lacks a license, shut its website and got the worst grade possible from the Better Business Bureau.

Aristotle University apparently operated in Carlsbad without a business license; nor did it have a license from the state Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education, according to an NBC San Diego report.

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