Diploma Mills & Fake Degrees: A billion $$$ industry

May 24th, 2019 According to an article by The Star, a recent report from Akhbar & Associates, a corporate fraud investigation agency, has found that “an estimated one in 20 potential hires in Malaysia has fake qualifications while one in 10 has credentials from unaccredited institutions.” Many of these individuals are applying for senior management […]

Academic Documents: The Psychology of Fraud

February 2, 2012 In less than a week, two senior analysts in my company detected irregularities on documents we had received for evaluation and both were able to determine that the documents had been falsified. Though the due diligence exercised by our team of analysts in their scrupulous review and handling of these applications is […]