VES Legal director sean marvin (far right) urges va & state approving agencies to protect student veterans from deceptive colleges. along with reps from The American Legion, Student veterans of america, & VFW (Feb. 2017)

VES Legal director sean marvin (far right) urges va & state approving agencies to protect student veterans from deceptive colleges. along with reps from The American Legion, Student veterans of america, & VFW (Feb. 2017)

Select Law Enforcement Actions

July 2017 18 State Attorneys General Sue the Education Department for Denying and Abandoning Student Rights

January 2017 New York Attorney General Announces $2.75 Million Settlement with DeVry University for False Job Placement Claims

December 2016 Federal Trade Commission Announces $100 Million Settlement with DeVry University for False Job Placement Claims

July 2016  Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Settlements Totaling $4.29 Million With For-Profit School And Its Former Chief Operating Officer

July 2016  U.S. Investigates Bridgepoint Over Its Use of Federal Student Aid

February 2016  State Attorneys General Urge Greater Protections for Veterans Affected By Predatory For-Profit Schools

January 2016  FTC Files Suit Against DeVry University for Deceptive Recruiting

October 2015 National Organizations Thank Defense Department for Enforcing its Rules to Protect Service Members from Deceptive Recruiting

October 2015 U.S. Department of Defense Suspends University of Phoenix for Violations of Defense Department Rules on Recruiting Service Members

June 2015  Justice Department Settles with Education Affiliates’ Fortis College and other Brands over Misleading Recruiting Practices

May 2015  FTC Settles with Ashworth College over Misleading Recruiting

December 2014  Massachusetts Attorney General Settles with Premier Education Group’s Salter College over Misleading Recruiting Practices

September 2014  CFPB Sues For-Profit College Chain Corinthian for Predatory Lending

July 2014  Corinthian College Shut Down by Education Department. Had claimed to be Pentagon-approved

June 2014  City Attorney of San Francisco Settles with EDMC’s Art Institutes over Use of Illegal Marketing Practices

June 2014  Florida Attorney General Settles with Kaplan over Misleading Recruiting Practices  

May 2014  Iowa Attorney General Settles with Bridgepoint’s Ashford College over Misleading Recruiting Practices

February 2014  CFPB Sues For Profit College Chain ITT for Predatory Lending

February 2014  New Mexico Attorney General Sues ITT for Nursing Program

December 2013  Colorado Attorney General Recoups $3.3 Million for Students of Argosy (EDMC) for Deceptive Practices

October 2013  Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Files Suit in Alleged For-Profit College Predatory Scheme that Included Inappropriately Using Military Seals

August 2013  New York Attorney General Announces $10.25 Million Dollar Settlement With For-Profit Education Company That Inflated Job Placement Rates To Attract Students

August 2013 Justice Department Settles with ATI over Misleading Recruiting Practices

June 2012  GIBILL.COM to Stop Misleading Veterans, Service Members

March 2012  Colorado Attorney General Announces $4.5 Million Settlement with Westwood College to Address Deceptive Business Practices