Bridgepoint says being investigated by US Department of Justice

Mon Oct 15, 2012 4:20pm EDT

Oct 15 (Reuters) - For-profit education company Bridgepoint Education Inc said the U.S. Department of Justice was investigating the compensation of its admissions personnel.

The company said in a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it was evaluating the letter it received on Oct. 10, but declined to comment further on the matter. ()