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Charges filed against rectors of three private universities in Armenia


Rectors of three private universities in Armenia are accused of issuing false diplomas to foreign nationals, said Armenian National Security Service spokesman Samson Galstyan, APA reported citing Novosti Armenia.

 

Of the three cases initiated, two have already been sent to court, noted Galstyan.

 

“The investigation was carried out in an accelerated manner. In the third case, the investigation is nearing completion,” he said.

 

Earlier it was reported that as a result of the large-scale investigative activities undertaken by Armenia’s National Security Service, cases of providing diplomas formed on the basis of false grounds by different private universities of Armenia have been uncovered.

 

False diplomas have been issued not only to Armenian citizens, but also to foreign citizens, particularly to dozens of citizens from Iran, U.S., Georgia, Russia, Uzbekistan and Israel resulting to the risks of new violations of law and other adverse effects.

 

As the source reports charges have been filed against the three rectors of the private universities for bribery and power abuse by an employee of a trading or other organization.

 

 

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