Florida College Loses Bid To Toss FCA Suit Over Recruiting

Law360, New York (May 10, 2013, 4:05 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Thursday declined to toss a False Claims Act whistleblower suit accusing a Florida college of illegally providing incentive payments or bonuses to recruiters based on recruiting activities, finding the plaintiffs had adequately pled most of their claims.

Everglades College Inc., doing business as Keiser University, was sued in February 2012 by two former admissions department employees who alleged Keiser violated the Higher Education Act’s Incentive Compensation Ban by seeking out and receiving federal and state funding despite the school’s noncompliance with the...
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