Judge Finalizes $25M Settlement in Trump University Case

(From TheHill.com)

A federal judge on Monday finalized the $25 million settlement between President Trump and former students of the now-defunct Trump University.

U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel approved the settlement roughly a year ago. After a federal appeals court rejected a student’s objection to the settlement in February, Curiel finalized the deal on Monday.

The settlement marks an end to two class-action lawsuits filed by former students, who said they were misled into enrolling in the university’s real-estate seminars and given “educations” that were essentially worthless. Schneiderman later filed a civil suit over the programs.

Trump University, which shut down in 2010, was not required to admit wrongdoing in the settlement.

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