Financial aid cheats target online programs

Financial aid fraud rings are targeting online programs. It’s easy to enroll straw students and apply for federal aid if nobody has to show up in person.

Also on Community College Spotlight:  Annoyed by credit-card spam generated by his college’s partnership with a debit-card company — the high-fee card is also the student ID card — a student joked on Facebook about porn-spamming the college site. He was suspended for the year.

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