Group accused of rigging English exams to extend hundreds of student visas
The tests were rigged in three centres
Eastern Eye Staff
Six people have stood trial for allegedly rigging English language exams for hundreds of overseas students applying for visa extensions after their antics were exposed by a BBC Panorama investigation. The students, who came on student visas but according to prosecutor David Walbank had no “genuine intention to study here”, were charged a vast sum of money to either have the answers to questions read out for them when doing the tests or have someone take the tests on their behalf. Non-Eu students were even provided with forged bank statements and academic records which they could show the Home Office…
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