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According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, federal agents using search warrants uncovered at several references to the following entities on the dates specified. An asterisk indicates that individuals associated with the operation of the organizations have been prosecuted; all prosecutions have resulted in convictions. In some cases, one or more bogus entities were uncovered in a single location.

Southeastern University, Inc., Greenville, S.C.; May 4, 1981.

Southeastern University--Theological Seminary and Preparatory School, Inc.; May 4, 1981.

Southeastern University--Virgin Islands of the United States, Greenville, S.C.; May 4, 1981.

  • Johann Keppler School of Medicine, Waldmannstrasse 4, Postfach 8024, Zurich, Switzerland; Dec. 10, 1981.
  • United American Medical College, University Medical Center, Oakville, Ontario, Canada; Dec. 10, 1981.
  • Homeopathic Faculty of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; Dec. 10, 1981.
  • North American Admissions Office, Johann Keppler School of Medicine, Burlington, Ontario, Canada; Dec. 10, 1981.
  • North American University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Dec. 10, 1981.
  • Johann Keppler School of Medicine of Central America, Baja, California, Mexico, P.O. Box 109, Blue Point, New York; Dec. 10, 1981.
  • St. Paul Seminary; Feb. 8-9, 1982.
  • South Union Graduate School; Feb. 8-9, 1982.
  • National Research Institute; Feb. 8-9, 1982.
  • Northwestern College of Allied Science; Feb. 8-9, 1982.
  • National College of Arts and Sciences; Feb. 8-9, 1982.
  • Florida State Christian College; Feb. 8-9, 1982.
  • American Western University, Tulsa, Okla.; Feb. 8-9, 1982.
  • Northwestern College of Applied Science; Feb. 8-9, 1982.
  • Southwestern Professionals and Educators, Columbus, Ohio; Oct. 13, 1982.
  • Southwestern University, Tucson, Arizona and Columbus, Ohio; Oct. 13, 1982.
  • Thomas A. Edison College, West Palm Beach, Florida and Benton, Arkansas; March 9, 1983.
  • United American Medical College, University Medical Center, Oakville, Ontario, Canada; March 9, 1983.
  • Sequoia University, March 9, 1983.
  • Mid-Western University, Arcadia, Missouri; March 9, 1983.
  • Palm Beach Psychotherapy Training Center; March 9, 1983.
  • Florida Psychoanalytic Institute, March 9, 1983.
  • Arkansas Naturopathic Homeopathic Board, Inc.; March 9, 1983.
  • American College of Clinic Administrators; March 9, 1983.
  • Florida Homeopathic Training Center, Inc.; March 9, 1983.
  • American Board of Examiners in Psychotherapy; March 9, 1983.
  • American Psychotherapy Association; March 9, 1983.
  • Clinical Psychotherapy Training Center; March 9, 1983.
  • Sequoia University, School of Medicine; March 9, 1983.
  • Sequoia University, College of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons; March 9, 1983.

American National University, Phoenix, Ariz.; May 10, 1983.

American National University International, Student Information Center, Miami, Fla.; May 10, 1983.

North American University, Inc., North American University Extension, Stuart, Fla.; May 10, 1983.

Southland University, Pasadena, Calif.; July 29, 1983.

  • Sands University, Memphis, Tenn., and Yuma, Ariz.; Nov. 9, 1983.
  • Alumni Arts, Grants Pass, Ore.; June 14, 1984.
  • University of East Georgia, Savannah, Ga.; Hendersonville, Tenn.; and Jacksonville, Fla.; (no date listed).
  • University of the Bahama Islands, Hilton Head Island, S.C. and Savannah, Ga.; (no date listed).
  • Roosevelt University, Bruxelles, Belgium; (no date listed).
  • DePaul University, Paris, France; (no date listed).
  • Professional Degree Consulting Service, Clemson, S.C.; (no date listed).


The most recent federal prosecution involved the following bogus entities that do not appear on the list above. Many offer supplemental services, such as alumni services, accreditation, counseling services, and school rings.


Disciples of Truth, Inc.

National College

Vocational Guidance (Company)

Mid-Western States Accrediting Agency (also known as the Mid-Western Accrediting Agency, Midwest Accrediting Agency, and Midwest Accrediting Association).

National Association of Open Campus Colleges

Northwestern Corporate Finance (Center)

American Western Financial Corporation

Northwestern Alumni Association

American Western Alumni Association

National Evaluation Center

American Western Evaluation Center

Vocational Guidance Inc.

Joel Jewelry

Southwestern Program Information

Adult Career and Education Services

Career and Educational Services

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