HAMMOND, Ill. — Students who enrolled at a small education facility in Hammond, Ind., did not receive the certification they were hoping for and have lost money after the abruptly facility closed. The owner has left without a trace.
A-Tech Academy is an Indiana state certified program. It was listed as a pharmacy and certified nursing assistant program. By all accounts, the program had all the proper certification.
But initially, students said the start of classes were delayed repeatedly. Then, on the official first day, students said the entered an empty building.
Students WGN Investigates spoke with paid about $1,000 to start the courses.
The business owner collected tuition from