Fake degrees have become a prevalent issue in today’s more than ever interconnected world. Fraudsters, equipped with all required tools and necessary skills are duplicating universities’ logos, signatories, stamps, holograms, and forms of words.
Research has found that many employers do not verify applicants’ qualifications with the awarding body, relying instead on CVs submitted.
Degree fraud consists mainly of three types:
- Bogus Universities and Degree Mills
- Fake Certificate Websites
- Fraudsters forging authentic-looking degrees
MyDegree provides an assurance for employers that degrees scanned by candidates over the website are awarded by genuine and accredited universities.
MyDegree provides an opportunity for candidates to scan their degrees via the app and share their credentials with employers.