Woman sentenced over Medicaid fraud scheme

"THE REPUBLIC", USA on 19th June 2012 : A Hoke County woman has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for her role in a Medicaid fraud scheme. Teresa Marible of Raeford was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty last year to one count of conspiring to commit health care fraud. Prosecutors said the 44-year-old Marible bought a fake diploma and academic transcript online to help represent herself as a licensed provider of behavioral and mental health services, despite having failed the licensing exam five times. (more…)

Muncipal manager quits over fake degree investigation

"The Mercury", South Africa on 18th June 2012 : A municipal manager of an ANC-run rural municipality in KZN resigned this week amid an investigation into allegations she faked her bachelor’s degree and used it to get a top job paying her over R50 000 a month. Seeng Mokoena-Brown, the municipal manager of the Ingwe municipality in Bulwer outside Pietermaritzburg, resigned last week after the alleged fraud was discovered. She was hired earlier this year after submitting a CV claiming she had a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Unisa. A copy of the degree certificate, which was allegedly obtained in 2001, was attached to her application letter. The Mercury is in possession of the copy. (more…)

Housing and development bureau's director removed from post for forging resume

"CHINADAILY", China on 11th June 2012 : The director of a housing and development bureau in Hejin city, Shanxi province, was removed from his post last Friday for forging his education background and modifying his date of birth 11 times, according to the local authority. Xue Xinmin, 44, was Party secretary of Senglou township and appointed as director of the Hejin city's housing and urban-rural development bureau in February. Earlier media reported Xue was "promoted" to the bureau head position despite the fact he had been given a disciplinary warning for forging his resume. Following the media report, local authorities began reviewing Xue's case on May 23 and announced his removal on June 8. Records of Xue's date of birth differ, local Party disciplinary authorities found. (more…)

Duo nabbed for making bogus certificates

"UNB Connect", Bangladesh on 11th June 2012 : Police arrested two people along with some fake certificates and certificate making materials at Rajoir village in Sharankhola upazila on Saturday evening. The arrestees were identified as Saiful Islam Milon, 24, son of Jahangir Talukdar of Nalbunia village and Korban Ali, 28, son of Asmat Ali Sharif of West Khontakata village in the upazila. (more…)

Four held in bogus certificate racket

"IBN LiVE", India on 06th June 2012 : A fake school certificate racket was today busted with the arrest of four persons in Samba district. Sheetal Kumar, Ram Lal, Daljeet Singh and Sansar Chand were arrested with eight fake certificates of matriculation, police said. (more…)

Cop nabs two for making and selling bogus mark sheets

"DNA", India on 08th June 2012 : Cops nabbed two Rajasthani residents involved in making and selling bogus mark sheets to students. Based on a tip-off, officials of Zone 1 squad set up a trap on Thursday morning and nabbed Kamlesh Rupramji, a resident of Dungarpur, and his accomplice Vasant Garg, a resident of Udaipur. Earlier, Paresh Soni, a social activist, had approached the officials and alerted them about a racket of bogus mark sheets being sold in Ahmedabad. He had informed them that an advertisement had been published in a local newspaper one week back to lure students who had failed in their exams. On investigation, cops learned that two men had planned to make money by selling bogus mark sheets in Ahmedabad. (more…)

Police unearth booty of fake admit cards

"THE TIMES OF INDIA", India on 08th June 2012 : Search for the kingpin of a forgery racket led police to unearth a booty of fake admit cards, answer scripts and Madhyamik and Higher Secondary marksheets. The fake documents were found stashed in a house on Baranagar's Jadav Chandra Lane. The police raided a house in the Jadav Chandra Ghosh Lane in Baranagar and seized a large number of fake Madhyamik, Higher Secondary and University marksheets along with admit cards and answer scrips. The house belongs to one Lakshman Sur, a former employee at the office of the district inspector of schools in Howrah. Sur lost his job in 2006 after being arrested on charges of selling fake documents. Sur seems to have got wind of the raid and managed to give the police team the slip. His wife Tanuja has been detained for interrogation. Police also seized Rs. 139,000 in cash and 25 bhoris of gold ornaments from the house. (more…)

Ex-director of State Fund sentenced for fake diploma

"NEWEUROPE", Bulgaria on 05th June 2012 : The former director of the Bulgarian State Fund Agriculture (SFA), Kalina Ilieva, admitted in court that she forged her diploma from the University of Applied Sciences for Engineering and Economy in Berlin. The Sofia District Court approved an agreement between her and the prosecutor’s office for a three-year suspended sentence with 5 year probation period and a fine of around 700 euro. Almost 361 million euro from EU programs was paid through Ilieva’s signature, while she was working at the Ministry of Agriculture between 18 August 2009 and 8 October 2010. A year ago, the Bulgarian deputy public prosecutor, Valery Parvanov, stated that verification of beneficiaries of EU funds was not to be performed. (more…)

School teacher accused of forging documents to get job

"NorthJersey.com", USA on 30th May 2012 : An elementary school teacher surrendered to authorities Wednesday after investigators alleged she had used fraudulent documents to get a job at the public school. Deborah Milordo, 46, of Wayne, is accused of providing school officials with a teaching certificate and other documents that had been forged, Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik said in a press release. The school district fired Milordo after receiving word from the state Board of Examiners that she was never issued a certificate by the state, the sheriff’s office said. (more…)

Authorities nab eight fake doctors

"THE TIMES OF INDIA", India on 25th May 2012 : Eight fake doctors were arrested from Nalasopara on Wednesday as part of a drive conducted by the Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation (VVMC). A registered homeopath from Nalasopara, Sushil Kumar, who allowed a Bachelor of Arts graduate to practice at his clinic, was also arrested. Mukesh Pandey, the arts graduate, holds a bogus medical certificate and was examining a five-month pregnant woman when the officers conducted the raid. A homeopath intern, Santosh Singh, who was practicing even after his provisional certificate had expired, was also arrested. (more…)

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