- One graduate and two current Purdue University students now face felony and misdemeanor charges in a case where they are accused of accessing professor accounts to change their own grades.
- Charges against Roy Chaoran Sun, Mitsutoshi Shirasaki and Sujay Sharma were filed in April but unsealed last Thursday.
- Alleged grade changes included F's to A's, as well as smaller tweaks such as D's switched to C's, though identified changes have since been set back to their original states.
From the article:
... John Cox, chief of police for Purdue University, told the Purdue Exponent it's the biggest grade-changing scheme he's ever seen.
"This was [done by] some students who were very smart and used their knowledge and wisdom to do something they shouldn't have," Cox said. ...