- QuinStreet Inc. has agreed to pay $2.5 million and shut down its website GIBill.com following allegations that the online marketing company engaged in predatory practices.
- Attorney General Jack Conway of Kentucky announced the settlement on Wednesday.
- Officials argued that QuinStreet targeted veterans and implied that their site was run by the federal government.
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An online marketing company that recruits veterans and other students on behalf of mostly for-profit colleges has agreed to pay $2.5-million and shut down one of its sites to resolve allegations of predatory practices.
The settlement between QuinStreet Inc. and 20 state attorneys general was announced Wednesday by Attorney General Jack Conway of Kentucky, who had been leading an investigation into how the company was marketing to veterans. ...