Below are examples of plagiarism that have made the news headlines. These demonstrate that whether it's weeks or years later they have been discovered. The cases show the importance of acknowledging work from others and not passing it off as your own, whether in an academic context or in the wider world.
Ellie Cawthorne investigates the multimillion pound online trade in fake essays and dissertations, hearing from cheating students and the people who write them.
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