Qualification Fraud – A Growing Challenge for Businesses and Recruiters

According to the Credit Industry Fraud Avoidance System (Cifas), qualification fraud is becoming increasingly sophisticated and widespread across all levels of seniority. Degree fraud is the most common form of qualification fraud with an online, shadow university  industry offering numerous fraudulent qualification services, from the production of fake degree certificates to ecosystems of bogus universities that charge fees for fake qualifications. The fraud is driven by the competition for jobs, but even tweaking a degree grade on a CV is classed as qualification fraud. Candidate vetting services like Reed Screening can help prevent employees from hiring those who have provided fraudulent information in an effort to become hired.

 

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