' CV F A KER J A ILED A FTER STRIKING IT RICH A S OIL BOSS '
An oil executive earning £ 120 , 000 a year who never went to university has been jailed after fabricating multiple academic qualifications on his CV. David Scott, 48 , made up three degrees from Herriot-Watt university in Edinburgh and Imperial College London to land a job and generous package. He awarded himself a first-class degree in petroleum engineering and claimed to have written a renowned academic paper by an American professor with the same name.
So read the Times newspaper on December 14 th 2017 .
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