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About to lie on your CV? Don’t. You might end up in jail

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About to lie on your CV? Don’t. You might end up in jail

New act proposes to name and shame fraudsters, who will then face a fine or time behind bars

Senior reporter

South African CV fraudsters beware: you are about to be publicly named and shamed, and risk jail time for your lies.

This comes after the new National Qualifications Framework Amendment Act was gazetted in August. This aims to stop South Africans lying about their education qualifications, and to punish them.

The act allows the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) to establish and maintain registers of those found guilty of falsifying their professional designations, misrepresenting their qualifications, and lying outright about their qualifications...

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