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A company that officials say preyed on veterans for their education benefits by steering them to for-profit colleges has agreed to pay $2.5 million to 20 states and turn over its website to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced the consumer protection settlement June 27 against QuinStreet Inc. The company ran the website GIBill.com.

The states alleged GIBill.com misled military veterans by giving the impression schools listed on its site were...

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