FTC puts for-profit colleges on notice

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Subject: For-profit colleges on notice
Consumer Alerts from the Federal Trade Commission
For-profit colleges on notice

by Carol Kando-Pineda
Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC
For-profit colleges sometimes use overblown — or flat-out false — promises to attract new students and their money. The FTC is ramping up its efforts to stop shady practices on campus. The Commission is sending a Notice of Penalty Offenses to the largest 70 for-profits, warning them that the FTC will not stand for unfair or deceptive practices.

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