For-Profit College Grand Canyon Education Agrees To Pay $5.2 Million To Settle False Claims Act Lawsuit

On August 18, 2010, the for-profit college Grand Canyon Education, Inc. announced that it will pay $5.2 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that the company’s compensation practices with respect to its enrollment counselors were improper and violated the False Claims Act.  The qui tam lawsuit was filed in August 2007 by a then-current Grand Canyon employee.

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