Oral Roberts University pays $300K in recruiting settlement
June 6, 2019
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Department of Justice announced a settlement Wednesday with Oral Roberts University, saying the evangelical school will pay more than $300,000 to resolve whistleblower allegations that it broke federal law in the way it compensated a recruiting company.
Federal prosecutors said the university in Tulsa paid recruiter Joined Inc. with a share of tuition from students who enrolled, in violation of incentive compensation law on admissions and recruitment.
The university admits no wrongdoing in paying the settlement and denies the allegations.
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