A criminal complaint from YÖK for those who prepare homework and thesis in return for money
The Higher Education Council (YÖK) filed a criminal complaint to the Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor's Office about the suspects who prepared and prepared thesis and homework in return for money.
In the petition for a criminal complaint, a public prosecution was demanded against websites that commit "qualified fraud" and "aid to crime" crimes by making a thesis or homework in return for money and those who attempt to defraud universities with their support.
In the petition, the open addresses of the websites and social media accounts that stated that thesis or homework were made for money for others and that they were involved in online exams were included.
Those who deceive public institutions by producing scientific work such as thesis, graduation project, and homework by getting support from consultancy / thesis writing offices and those who will be determined as a result of the prosecutor's office are responsible for the crimes of "fraud", "qualified fraud" and "aiding crime". They were asked to be punished.
It was emphasized that graduate theses, graduation projects or assignments that are prepared in places such as thesis writing offices operating under the name of "consultancy offices" or prepared with support from these places are likely to be used for graduation and appointment to teaching staff.
In the petition, which points out that the Turkish Penal Code has provisions for qualified fraud, fraud and aiding crime, within this framework, the main perpetrator of the crime is those who do the work such as thesis, completion project, homework, and similar consultancy / thesis writing offices It was noted that they would be partners in the crime as "helping".
The officials of the consultancy / thesis writing offices operating in this scope and those who deceive public institutions by producing scientific works such as thesis, graduation project, homework with the support of these places were asked to file a public lawsuit in accordance with Articles 39, 157 and 158 of the Turkish Penal Code. .
- In addition to the cancellation of theses, imprisonment and fines can be predicted
According to the legislation, this work of a student who is determined to have someone else prepare his thesis, homework or graduation project can be canceled. In the Turkish Penal Code, in this context, those who commit the crime of "fraud" are sentenced to 1 to 5 years of imprisonment and judicial fines, those who commit the crime of "qualified fraud" are sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison and judicial fines, the punishment given to the person who helped commit the crime half a prison sentence is foreseen.
- YÖK warned universities about test safety
A letter was sent to all universities in November last year by YÖK on Exam Security Measures and required measures to be taken for exam security in remote or online exams.
In the article, it is pointed out that there have been various notifications about cheating in the remote / online exams recently or that some students have replaced others in the exam, "Exam grades%