Posted Apr 16, 2007 01:24 pm CDT
A third lender accused of paying colleges for student loan referrals has agreed to a settlement, the New York Times reports.
Education Finance Partners will pay $2.5 million to resolve an investigation by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, according to the newspaper. The company also will agree to new conduct rules that bar paying colleges a percentage of private loans made to students.
An announcement detailing the agreement is expected today.