Corinthian, E&Y Seek Sanctions Over Tossed FCA Suit

Law360, New York (April 19, 2013, 10:35 PM EDT) -- Corinthian Colleges Inc. asked a California federal judge Thursday to impose attorneys' fees and sanctions on former college employees and their attorneys, alleging that they irresponsibly pursued a now-dismissed False Claims Act lawsuit against the college and Ernst & Young LLP knowing that it was unwarranted. 

The plaintiffs and their attorneys knew the qui tam whistleblower lawsuit accusing the schools and Ernst & Young of defrauding the federal government of billions in education funds was “doomed from the beginning,” according to the motion filed Thursday in...
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