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The Fleecing of America (Scholarship Fraud) #626802

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 20, 1999
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(Washington: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Anne Thompson) Companies offering fraudulent "scholarships" to college students featured. [Student Corinna ROST - says the company kept saying the check is in the mail.] [Student Wesley WATKINS - says he does not know how he will pay for college.] [FTC Dana LESEMANN - says anyone can be hit by scholarship fraud.] [National Association of Financial Aid Administrators Dallas MARTIN - says there are no guarantees.] [World Education Access president Simon CAPENDA - says he feels bad that some students did not get scholarships.] [Parents Mr. and Mrs. ROST - say they have to wait longer to retire; say they want their children to get an education.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Thompson, Anne

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