Sunday, June 22, 2014

Official serving the EPA on hydraulic fracturing has questionable PhD

Official serving the EPA on hydraulic fracturing has questionable PhD: An official serving on an EPA scientific peer review panel charged with making recommendations on hydraulic fracturing got her doctorate from a shuttered correspondence school that congressional auditors singled out a decade ago as part of an investigation into diploma mills.

APA - Former employee of Azadlig newspaper sentenced to pretrial detention

APA - Former employee of Azadlig newspaper sentenced to pretrial detention: A criminal case has been launched by the Anti-Corruption Department under Prosecutor General based on the appeals of the Education Ministry on the illegal actions of officials of Ganja branch of Azerbaijan Teachers Institute and Kalbajar Region Education Department.  The investigation revealed a reason to suspect head of Kalbajar Region education department Mahammad Bagirov that he has recruited more than 30 people with fake diplomas by abusing his power. He faced charges under the Criminal Code’s article 308.2 (abuse of power).

Polk State College 'fake professor' charged

Polk State College 'fake professor' charged: LAKELAND, Fla. -- A Polk State College professor is accused of being a fraud, teaching with a fake diploma.

10 News went to Polk State College Thursday and found some students are starting to question the education they're paying for.

The college only has summer classes now, but the few students on campus say they need to know more about 55-year-old business professor David Broxterman. He's accused by the Polk County State Attorney of faking his PhD diploma to teach at the school.

Smederevo: Public company deputy director faked his diploma – report | InSerbia News

Smederevo: Public company deputy director faked his diploma – report | InSerbia News: The city on the Danube could be shaken by a new affair with a phony diploma. The head of the parliamentary group of Aleksandar Vucic’s  Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) and deputy director of the city utility company “Cistoca”, Petar Disic (44) is “suspected” to have a fake diploma of Business School in Krusevac, writes J. Ilic for “Vecernje Novosti”.

Besides Charlie Crist, Florida Democrats have little to cheer about | Sunshine State News

Besides Charlie Crist, Florida Democrats have little to cheer about | Sunshine State News: Pushing candidates from their own party out of the race, the Democrat leadership tried to back Ed Jany, a candidate with no party affiliation. But questions about Jany’s background, including lying about a degree from the University of Minnesota on a resume and attending a diploma mill, sunk him and he dropped out of the race. Now Democrats don’t have a candidate in what should be one of the most competitive congressional races in the state.