Levi & Korsinsky announces it has commenced an investigation of American Public Education, Inc. ("American Public Education" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:APEI) concerning possible violations of federal securities laws. On August 8, 2017, American Public Education revealed that it received a Civil Investigative Demand from the Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, relating to an investigation of alleged unfair or deceptive acts or practices by American Military University ("AMU") in connection with the recruitment and retention of students and the financing of education. AMU is operated by American Public University System, Inc., American Public Education's wholly owned operating subsidiary. The Civil Investigative Demand requires the production of documents and information relating to recruitment, enrollment, job placement and other matters. On this news, shares of American Public Education fell sharply during intraday trading on August 9, 2017. To obtain additional information, go to: http://www.zlkdocs.com/APEI-Info-Request-Form-6027 or contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972. Levi & Korsinsky is a national firm with offices in New York, California, Connecticut and Washington D.C. The firm's attorneys have extensive expertise in prosecuting securities litigation involving financial fraud, representing investors throughout the nation in securities and shareholder lawsuits. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.