15 janvier 2020

ICE arrests more int’l students at fake university

By Kerrie Kennedy. An advocacy group in the US has said they are grappling with an “unprecedented” number of arrests of Indian students who were enrolled at a fake university that was created by the Department of Homeland Security in a bid to clamp down on immigration scams. More...

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US: Fake ‘uni’ sting could harm int’l numbers

By Kerrie Kennedy. A fake university set up by the US Department of Homeland Security in a bid to catch out foreign nationals who were planning to stay in the country illegally could “hurt the confidence” of genuine international students looking to study in the US. More...

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Everybody Does It

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Everybody Does It
OK, I never cheated in school. Not out of any great virtue - mostly, I didn't need to, and when I would have needed it, I didn't get along well enough with my classmates to share answers. But also - it just wasn't done. I mean by that, not that nobody ever did it, but that it would be the sort of thing you hide. Dishonesty was something to be ashamed of. Today, people look at their heroes, their leaders, their models - and they see nothing but cheating. More...

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US: court finds DHS contradiction in fake uni case

By Viggo Stacey. A US appeals court has ruled that students enrolled at a sham university – set up by Department of Homeland Security to catch brokers of fraudulent student visas – were victims of fraud, and those students can now take the US government to court. More...

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14 janvier 2020

Lebanese gov’t cracks down on “fake degrees”

By Viggo Stacey. Four universities in Lebanon are being investigated for selling fake degrees, which has led to more than 40 people being arrested, with the country’s director general of Higher Education being implicated. More...

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13 janvier 2020

ICE Arrested 250 Students of Fake University

HomeBy Elin Johnson. Since the beginning of this year, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has arrested a total of 250 foreign students at a fake university, reports the Detroit Free Press. More...

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12 janvier 2020

A Fake University

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. International students say they were recruited by the University of Farmington -- set up by the U.S. government as part of a sting operation focused on student visa fraud -- after their institutions lost accreditation. Some blame the government for setting the students up. More...

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12 décembre 2019


Direccte CorseSi elle est marginale, la fraude dans ce domaine est réelle. Elle passe notamment par des pratiques frauduleuses ou abusives comme le démarchage agressif des consommateurs, par téléphone ou à domicile, ainsi que par des pratiques commerciales trompeuses voire l’usurpation des signes distinctifs des services publics et du label RGE. Plus...

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TOEIC students campaign marks next step with MPs support

By Claudia Civinini. The campaign in support of the international students affected by the ‘TOEIC cheating scandal’ made a forward step on January 24, with the creation of an All Party Parliamentary Group dedicated to the case, a sign of the support the campaign gathered in the UK parliament. More...

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Students detained in relation to TOEIC cheating allegations, MP complains

By Claudia Civinini. Former international students embroiled in the TOIEC cheating case have been arrested or sought out by visa authorities, with one student who was detained overnight, causing alarm for campaigners supporting these students in their legal battle to clear their names and be allowed to remain in the UK to continue their studies. More...

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