Be the most informed person in the room with Newsy's free e-newsletter

View our privacy policy: http://www.newsy.com/privacy/
Getty Images

Trump University Cases Settled For $25 Million

The settlement covers two lawsuits based in California and one in New York.

By Stephanie Liebergen | November 18, 2016

Donald Trump has settled lawsuits against Trump University for $25 million

The New York attorney general's office announced Friday the settlement will give more than 6,000 former students restitution, and Trump will pay up to $1 million in penalties to the state of New York. 

SEE MORE: Trump University Documents Reveal A Focus On Selling, Not Teaching

Article Continues Below

The New York lawsuit filed in 2013 alleged Trump University engaged in "fraudulent, illegal and deceptive" behavior and operated as an unlicensed educational institute. 

According to the attorney general's office, the defendants had been fighting the lawsuit since it was filed, and the settlement comes as a "stunning reversal." 

This settlement also covers two other Trump University lawsuits based in California. According to the Los Angeles Times, the deal does not require Trump to admit any wrongdoing. 

Want to see more stories like this?
Like Newsy on Facebook for More Breaking News Coverage