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Soldiers in the Lebanese Army who applied for a promotion with fraudulently authenticated diplomas led Army Intelligence to uncover a network of Lebanese private universities that are selling forged degrees. Several members from the administrations of two private Lebanese universities in Beirut and Bekaa were reportedly detained for questioning Saturday by the Army Intelligence Directorate.A degree helps soldiers get promoted from private to first adjutant, according to a report by local daily Al-Akhbar.Undercover reporters filmed a meeting with the university's representative, who offered a fraudulently authenticated degree for $4,000 .The representative also revealed many military personnel had purchased degrees from the university.
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