International Journal for Educational Integrity volume 13, Article number: 3 ( 2017 ) | Download Citation

Many strategies have now been proposed to handle the utilization of Essay Mills and other ‘contract cheating services that are students. These types of services generally offer bespoke custom-written essays or any other assignments to students in exchange for a fee. There have been calls for the use of legal ways to tackle the situation. Here we see whether great britain Fraud Act (2006) could be used to tackle a number of the activities of companies providing these services within the UK, by comparing their practises that are common and their Terms and Conditions, with the Act. We found that all of the sites examined have disclaimers about the use of their products but there are some contradictions that are obvious the activities of this sites which undermine these disclaimers, as an example all sites offer plagiarism-free guarantees for the task and at least eight have advertising which appears to contradict their terms and conditions.

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