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Fraud with student loans?

Fraud with student loans?

The chair of Parliament's spending watchdog wants a police investigation after BBC Panorama uncovered evidence of fraud in the student loan system.

One education agent was secretly filmed offering to get bogus students admitted into a government-approved private college for a £200 fee.

This was to allow the bogus students to fraudulently claim student loans.

Then for £1,500 a year, the agent offered to fake attendance records and to provide all their coursework.

Public Accounts Committee Chair Meg Hillier MP said: "There is criminal fraud going on from what you've shown me. It needs to be referred to the police."

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