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    Default Is Academic Cheating a Crime

    If a college student cheats on an exam or paper, is there ever a circumstance in which the student can be charged with a criminal offense for cheating?

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    Default Re: Is Academic Cheating a Crime

    It would take some rather extraordinary facts for cheating to become a crime. For example, if the cheating involves the theft of a test or test results, or hacking into a computer in order to access test information or change grades, then there would be a possibility of a criminal charge for those acts -- and it is possible that a person caught cheating could be charged as an accessory, accomplice or conspirator even if those acts were committed by another person.

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