Man denies offering fake USM degree

diplomafraud July 19, 2012 0

A 26-year-old man was accused at a Sessions Court here of cheating a university student who paid RM14,500 for a fake degree.

Lim Chuan Soon, who formerly owned an online gaming business, pleaded not guilty before judge Aslam Zainuddin yesterday.

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He allegedly cheated Universiti Teknologi Mara student Wan Noorhafiza Wan Hussin, 23, of her money to produce a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Accounting Management from Universiti Sains Malaysia.

The offence was allegedly committed between June 19 and 28 at a Maybank branch in Seksyen 14 here.

Lim was charged under Section 420 of the Penal Code and faces a maximum 10 years’ jail and whipping and is also liable to a fine.

DPP Faten Hadni Kamaruddin offered RM10,000 bail with one surety.

Aslam fixed bail at RM8,000. The case is set for mention on Sept 6.

Source : thestar

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