The explosive enrollment growth of for-profit colleges in recent years has been aided by the lead-generation industry, a little-known collection of online marketing companies that aim to connect salespeople with the phone numbers and emails of potential customers, the Huffington Post reports. For-profit colleges have already come under fire for aggressive recruiting tactics targeting veterans and low-income students eligible for government loans and grants. Now, one of the nation's largest lead generation companies has disclosed that attorneys general in 15 states have inquired about marketing websites directed toward veterans who have earned generous federal...

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