Federal Judge Dismisses Portions Of Suit Alleging Student Loan Fraud

Federal Judge Dismisses Portions Of Suit Alleging Student Loan Fraud

FRESNO, Calif. - A federal judge in California on April 11 granted in part and denied in part a motion to dismiss a suit in which relators alleged that a school submitted false claims for federal student financial aid funds to the U.S. Department of Education (DOE), finding that the school's former employees sufficiently pleaded a violation of the False Claims Act (FCA) (United States of America, et al. v. Brightstar Education Group Inc., et al., No.11-0135, E.D. Calif.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 52503).

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