Category Archives: Employment Screening

Reference Was Assassin’s Creed Character

Mail Online reports that a fraudster landed a well-paid job in the Civil Service despite supplying a reference in the name a popular Assassin’s Creed video game character.

Angelica Stoichkov was paid more than £25,000 in wages after working for the General Chiropractic Council [GCC] whilst moonlighting for DEFRA.

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Jail For Lying Doctor

According to the Independent website, a doctor killed a mother-of-three after botching a routine procedure during a hospital appointment to take samples.

Dr Isyaka Mamman – jailed for three years – was 81 at the time and had already been suspended for lying about his age.

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Serial Fraudster Offends Again

The City Of London Police website reports that a man who was let out of jail in 2020 has been sentenced again after lying about his work history and qualifications.

Imran Ali falsely claimed that he held an undergraduate degree from Leeds Building College, in order to get a Building Inspector job at a leading British charity.

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Fake Exam Papers Sold On Social Media

The Chronicle Live website reports that students are being warned “not to be distracted by” fake 2022 exam papers for sale on social media.

Exams regulator, Ofqual, who issued the warning, also said that anyone buying the fake papers could lose their qualifications.

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Woman Lied About Teaching Roles

According to the Yorkshire Post website, a woman has been banned from teaching for life after lying on a job application form.

Shivarna Mitra claimed to have worked at a school, but had, in fact, worked at an after-school club.

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GCSE Faker Misspelt Own Name

According to the Portsmouth News website, a Royal Navy sailor faked GCSE certificates, but was caught out because he spelt his own name wrong.

Leading Seaman Ian O’Mahoney claimed he received B and C grades in his English GCSE exams and forged two AQA exam board certificates.

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