Tag: FTC

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

FTC Bars Businesses From Offering Student Loan Debt Relief Services

May 18, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The Federal Trade Commission has banned several businesses that falsely promised to relieve student loan debt for clients from providing any debt relief services in the future. Student Advocates Team LLC, Progress Advocates Group LLC, Student Advocates Groups LLC and […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

FTC Files Charges Against Fraudulent Online High Schools

February 18, 2016

Via: Education News

Two different online operators of high schools that call themselves legal are alleged “diploma mills” that charge from $135 to $349 for a certificate that is valueless, according to the Federal Trade Commission. An FTC press release on the subject […]