Thousands of Fraudulently Obtained IT Certifications in Circulation.

Companies have sent thousands of proxy test takers individuals who take an exam on someone else's behalf--to test centres to fraudulently complete IT certifications, according to an investigation by digital PR agency, TopLine Comms.

Companies such as BuyITCert are helping dishonest individuals to obtain Google, AWS and Cisco certifications, among others. Prices for an AWS certification begin at $2,000, a small fee compared to the potential salary this qualification provides access to. As of 2019, AWS Certified Developer Associates can expect salaries of nearly 100,000 [pounds sterling] per year.

In recorded online conversations, BuyITCert revealed it has sent at least 5,000 proxy test takers to sit IT...

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