free isn’t always free

Here is what looked like before the URL was handed over to the Dept. of Education.

Former Operator Of Penalized $5.2M For Illegal Billing

Five years ago, we told readers looking to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to steer clear of, as it was not the official Dept. of Education site for the FAFSA. Today, federal regulators announced a $5.2 million settlement with the company behind the now-defunct website for illegal billing practices. [More]