College Professor at CUNY accused of issuing fake certificates

College Professor at CUNY accused of issuing fake certificates

On Friday, September 29, police arrested 68-year-old Mamdouh Abdel-Sayed, who teaches at the Department of biology in Medgar Evers College at the City University of new York (CUNY). He was charged with fraud, corruption and obstruction of justice.

According to the investigation, it offers its students to attend short courses on conducting electrocardiogram (ECG), sonography (ultrasound) and phlebotomy.

College Professor at CUNY accused of issuing fake certificates

The cost for each of them varies, the maximum price is $1,000 and obtained a certificate of completion of training, the assurance of the Professor, will save time, money and significantly ease the job search graduates.

These documents, he was typing on his computer, procuring a pre — form to the College Medgar Evers , and CUNY.

The classes were held on the campus of the campus on weekends and late weekday evenings. The program did not provide for the use of any textbooks.

And, despite the fact that the authority for teaching such courses from Abdel-Sayed was noton the certificate he signed. From 2014 to 2017, the Professor has published about seven thousand of counterfeit documents.

It is noteworthy that with the help of these certificates, some of its graduates really went to work in urban hospitals.

Appearing on Friday before Manhattan Federal court, Abdel-Sayed was released on bail of $100,000 and gave my passport. It banned the teaching of the courses.

If Mamdouh Abdel-Sayed was found guilty, he faces at least 10 years in prison, and in the worst case – 20 years.

The administration of the University and the College has already publicly condemned the actions of the Professor, thanked law enforcement for their work and expressed their willingness to help the investigation.

Federal prosecutors say Mamdouh Abdel-Sayed betrayed students at Medgar Evers College stealing their money through fraudulent trade courses

— AJ Ross (@AJRossABC7) September 30, 2017