24 Feb '12, 1pm

Fake certificates from private schools sold online

Fake certificates from private schools sold online

SINGAPORE: Fake certificates from well-known private schools in Singapore are being sold online with some going for as much as S$10,000. Sellers also claim to be able to provide supporting documents such as transcripts with good grades. One Chinese Internet forum claims to help students who fear they might not graduate and the advertisements posted on the forum said they can provide certificates of good grades from several well-known local private schools. A MediaCorp reporter met up with one of the sellers, who produced several certificates from Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) and its university partners on the spot. The seller said he is able to provide certificates for any course, and added that the most popular are for business management or tourism. He said some students have found jobs using these certificates. Human resource firms said a fake ce...

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Comments

  1. 27 Feb '12, 3am

    My classmates and I are extremely upset about this incident. We had worked so hard, put in so much time and effort for our degree from MDIS, yet these jokers just come and spoil it for the rest of us.

    I think the school should give the past students some sort of assurance, maybe in a form of official letter and a contact and hotline that the potential employers can call to verify. This incident had truly affect the credibility and may jeopardize our chance of employment.

    Are there any past MDIS students out there who think the same?

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