Federal Judge: Suit Alleging College's Student Loan Fraud Can Continue

Federal Judge: Suit Alleging College's Student Loan Fraud Can Continue

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A federal judge in Missouri on Dec. 12 denied dismissal of a suit in which a college is alleged to have violated the False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C.S. § 3729-3733,  by making fraudulent representations to secure financial aid funds under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, finding that an amended complaint makes sufficient claims to survive the college's motion to dismiss (United States of America, ex rel. Chickoiyah Miller and Cathy Sillman, relators v. Weston Educational Inc., d/b/a Heritage College,  No. 11-00112, W.D. Mo.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 175637). View a complimentary copy of the order in the pdf attached below.

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