MyMaster essay cheating scandal: More than 70 university students face suspension

(19 March 2015) Two university students have been expelled and a further 70 are facing severe penalties, including expulsion, from five of NSW’s most prestigious universities after being identified in connection with a widespread cheating scandal centred around an online essay writing company.

Australia’s Sydney Morning Herald has the story by Lisa Visentin.

The UK is not immune either. The Telegraph  (13 April 2015) reports that one ghost writing service has seen an 80 percent rise in sales in one year. Read the article here:  £1,700 for a dissertation, but what’s the real cost of plagiarism?