8-K 1 p18257e8vk.htm FORM 8-K e8vk
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): October 22, 2010
Apollo Group, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Arizona   0-25232   86-0419443
(State or other jurisdiction   (Commission   (I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)   File Number)   Identification No.)
4025 S. Riverpoint Parkway, Phoenix,    
Arizona   85040
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (480) 966-5394
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Section 8 — Other Events
Item 8.01 Other Events.
     Today, Apollo Group, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, The University of Phoenix, Inc. (“University of Phoenix”), has received notice that the State of Florida Office of the Attorney General in Fort Lauderdale, Florida has commenced an investigation into possible unfair and deceptive trade practices associated with certain alleged practices of University of Phoenix. The notice includes a subpoena to produce documents and detailed information for the time period of January 1, 2006 to the present about a broad spectrum of University of Phoenix’s business.
     The Company is evaluating the notice and subpoena.
     The information in Item 8.01 of this Form 8-K shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
  Apollo Group, Inc.
October 22, 2010  By:   /s/ Brian L. Swartz    
    Name:   Brian L. Swartz   
    Title:   Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer