Kaplan Again Beats Ex-Employees' Claims In FCA Suit

Law360, New York (November 23, 2011, 6:04 PM EST) -- Two ex-Kaplan University employees on Monday failed in their bid to revive claims in a False Claims Act suit in Florida accusing Kaplan of fraudulently obtaining billions of dollars in federal funds by lying about its compliance with the Higher Education Act.

Relators Ben Wilcox, a former dean of paralegal studies at Kaplan University, and Carlos Urquilla-Diaz, a former instructor at Kaplan, asked a Florida federal judge to salvage their allegations that Kaplan had falsely certified that it had not provided incentive payments to student recruiters...
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Case Information

Case Title

Jude Gillespie et al v. Kaplan University et al

Case Number



Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Patricia A. Seitz

Date Filed

March 25, 2009

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