The Education Ministry building in Beirut, Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. (The Daily Star/Khalil Hassan)
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The director-general of higher education at the Education Ministry Ahmad al-Jammal was brought in for questioning Tuesday night for his alleged involvement in the sale of fake university degrees, a judicial source told The Daily Star.Jammal would then register those people in the ministry's records as third-year students, according to the source.Neither the Education Ministry nor Hamadeh could immediately be reached for comment.In October, as the investigation was launched, the Education Ministry's Higher Education Council decided to fine three universities for selling fake degrees.
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