Fake degrees

1 Fake degrees: Exposing Canadians with phoney credentials (Marketplace)

Gepubliceerd op 15 sep. 2017

 
Fake university degrees are being purchased by hundreds of Canadians. CBC Marketplace’s investigation exposes the business of phoney degrees.To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.4279513

2 Pakistan’s Fake Degrees | 101 East

Gepubliceerd op 2 mei 2019
Students usually work for years to gain a university degree, but a network of shady online institutions is offering degrees without any study or exams.

Hundreds of thousands of people from around the world are taking up this too-good-to-be-true offer. Alarmingly, some of them then use these fake qualifications to get jobs as doctors, teachers and engineers.

101 East exposes the sales tactics used by these fictitious online universities, with alleged links to Pakistani company, Axact.

After media reports exposed how Axact’s network appeared to be profiting from bogus degrees, the company’s founder, Shoaib Ahmed Shaikh, was arrested and charged with fraud.

Police raids at the company’s headquarters in Karachi found lists of fake universities, blank degree certificates, names and phone numbers of their customers and call recordings of Axact staff trying to extract money from them.

But Shaikh insists his company is only running a call centre to render services to the fake universities.
Meanwhile, there are fears that people who have bought fake degrees are now working in professions where extensive training and knowledge is critical.

“It could be a huge disaster,” says Atta Ur Rahman, a former official of Pakistan’s Higher Education Commission.

“You have medical doctors who are practising medicine without knowing medicine. There are accountants in the field of accountancy without knowing anything about accounts and this applies across various fields.”

101 East follows the case against Axact and its founder, as it stalls in Pakistan’s courts amid accusations of witness intimidation and bribery.

3 The Fake Diploma Scam | Fraud Squad TV – Real Crime

 

23 jul. 2019

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4 Whistleblower Reveals Fake Degree Epidemic in the Middle East, India and Dubai

17 jul. 2020

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Loy Machedo has a crazy story to tell. He found himself in the UAE with not many options and ended up being employed by a massive organization pumping out fake degrees.

5 Fake degrees: Exposing Canadians with phoney credentials (Marketplace)

16 sep. 2017

Fake university degrees are being purchased by hundreds of Canadians. CBC Marketplace’s investigation exposes the business of phoney degrees.To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.4279513
 
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6 Fake Britain Investigates Degree Fraud

 

25 jun. 2014

Is lying about qualifications becoming a serious problem? Prospects looks into the issue for Fake Britain.
 
To find out more visit: https://hedd.ac.uk/

7 – 16×9 – Dubious Degree: Worthless diplomas for Chinese students?

13 apr. 2012

British Columbia’s Douglas College is an institution offering Canadian degrees to students in China. But as a 16×9 investigation found out, some are saying the degrees aren’t worth the paper they are printed on. Patrick Brown reports.

8 Declining by Degrees: Higher Education at Risk

18 sep. 2012

In this revealing documentary, veteran correspondent John Merrow takes you behind the ivy-covered walls of our colleges and universities to see if they are delivering on their promise.
 
Debunking commonly held notions about the rite of passage known as the college experience, this PBS documentary follows 30 students and their teachers along the path of higher education, from admission to graduation, and exposes the disappointment, disorientation and deflation many students feel — in both public and private schools. This revealing study also addresses the quality and readiness of America’s future work force.

9 Teen Arrested for Impersonating a Doctor | EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

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Gepubliceerd op 18 feb. 2016

 
Malachi Love-Robinson, 18, who calls himself “Dr. Love,” is accused of grand theft and fraud.

10 Florida Teen Accused of Posing as a Doctor Denies Diagnosing Patients

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Gepubliceerd op 19 feb. 2016

 
Malachi Love-Robinson, 18, is charged with practicing medicine without a license, grand theft larceny and fraud.

11 Exclusive interview with teen accused of practicing medicine without license

Gepubliceerd op 16 feb. 2016

 
An 18-year-old from West Palm Beach was arrested Tuesday, accused of practicing medicine without a license. Subscribe to WPBF on YouTube now for more: http://bit.ly/1qfxvbX

12 Watch Teen Allegedly Posing As Doctor Give Clinic Tour When It Opened

Gepubliceerd op 17 feb. 2016

 
A Florida teen who police say posed as a doctor has been arrested and charged with practicing medicine without a license. Inside Edition had exclusive access inside the New Birth New Life Holistic And Alternative Medical Center where his name is still on the door and there is a sticker covering up the letters M.D. after his name. A dental hygienist working the building says the teen offered her a job. Last month when his clinic opened he gave a tour to local news.

13 Dr. Love Arrested For Fake Doctoring AGAIN

 

Gepubliceerd op 31 aug. 2016

 
Dr. Love has been arrested for pretending to be a real doctor. Again. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. http://tytnetwork.com/join 
 
“Can’t stop, won’t stop — Malachi Love-Robinson just can’t quit practicing medicine, even though he is a teenager and lacks the requisite license, and even though the long arm of the law keeps trying to hold him back. The
 
19-year-old dreamer was arrested for larceny and fraud — posing as a doctor, which he is not — Monday during a previously scheduled court appearance. The self-appointed Dr. Love allegedly racked up between $20,000 and $100,000 in ill-gotten gains, as well as passing a bad check, offenses for which he was thrown in Palm Beach County Jail.”*

14 Tom Zijlstra over affaire Jansen Steur: ‘Bestuurlijke medeverantwoordelijkheid kun je niet ontlopen”

Gepubliceerd op 4 apr. 2016

 

Het is grootste medische strafzaak ooit in Nederland: de zaak Jansen Steur. Jarenlang stelde de neuroloog die verbonden was aan het Medisch Spectrum Twente verkeerde diagnoses, vermoedelijk door zijn medicijnverslaving. Tom Zijlstra was als bestuurder van het MST betrokken bij de zaak en schreef er een boek over. “We moeten lering trekken uit deze grootste medische strafzaak ooit.”

Bekijk het hele bericht op: http://www.rtvoost.nl/nieuws/default…..

15 Dan Rather Reports – A National Disgrace

14 jan. 2012

This special two-hour report documents a pivotal year and a half in the Detroit Public Schools, set against a backdrop of history and the plight of one student desperate to succeed despite the odds. “A National Disgrace” is part historical documentary, part investigative report and part personal profile detailing the political strife, corruption, and systemic breakdown during the tumultuous 2009-2010 school year when the state of Michigan imposed new leadership on the school district. The result is a searing portrait of a local tragedy that asks the question, does the situation in Detroit demonstrate how we view public education? Is the real “national disgrace” the fact that something like this could happen at all? http://illuminati.me.pn

27 Winter Wonderland Elevator Prank

20 dec. 2012

 

You don’t need to drive into the mountains to find yourself in a winter wonderland, just find this elevator and it will magically take you there! Much to the surprise of the people riding in the elevator, when it reaches their floor, the doors open to a snowy scene as a skier whisks by!

 
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