For-Profit College Sanctioned For Ducking Ky. False Ad Probe

Law360, New York (December 5, 2013, 1:52 PM EST) -- A Kentucky judge ruled Wednesday that a for-profit college deserves sanctions for arguing in bad faith that federal privacy law forbids a government subpoena for information on touted job placement numbers, calling out its "abusive" attempts to evade a probe into alleged false advertising.

Judge Phillip J. Shepherd didn’t mince words in fining National College of Kentucky Inc. more than $125,000 for allegedly ducking calls for information on how it calculates job placement numbers, panning its claim that the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act shields...
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