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iStock-1341381732-300x200In separate lawsuits, the government alleged that two for-profit education companies defrauded a tuition assistance program for military veterans.

Two for-profit educational organizations will pay a combined $9.5 million for defrauding the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Post-9/11 GI Bill program in violation of the False Claims Act.

A federal court in Waco, Texas, awarded the government a $9 million judgment against ELPSS Career Institute LLC of Texas and its director Ricky J. Daniels Jr, after finding that  they submitted false certifications regarding the school’s eligibility to receive funds from the VA program, which provides tuition assistance for veterans and service members.