April 3, 2008
German Law Professor Sent to Prison for Accepting Kickbacks
From A judge has sentenced a German law professor to three years in prison for accepting kickbacks from doctoral students.
The Hannover university professor, whose identity was not revealed, confessed to accepting euro156,000 (US$240,000) to serve as a faculty adviser to 68 doctorate students between 1998 and 2005.
Court documents say an agency brokered kickback deals for him to serve as the students' adviser. Adviers can be difficult to find in German universities. Rest of Article. . . [Mark Godsey]
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