Education: Crackdown on Fakes

Sunday, 8:15 p.m. A junior at the University of Miami walks into the dingy third-floor office of "Universal International Termpapers Limited, Inc." He scribbles out his order and hands it to the clerk. "I'm sorry," she says, "we don't have that paper in stock. We'll have to order it." The clerk dials the firm's main office in Boston and then attaches the telephone receiver to a copying machine. A few minutes later, page after page of an impressively researched paper, transmitted from Boston, rolls off the copier . . .

From a modest beginning...

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