This is the largest cheating scandal at this military academy since 1976.
More than 70 West Point Military Academy cadets have been accused of fraudulent math exam taken online during their distance learning due to the coronavirus pandemic.
An academy spokesman said 55 cadets admitted to violating the rules of the exam, which took place in May..
Most of them were enrolled in the rehabilitation program and will be on probation until the end of their studies at West Point.
Fraud became known when teachers noticed some oddities in grading.
One of the cadets reportedly was a sophomore while the rest were in their freshman year..
This is the largest West Point fraud scandal since 1976, when 153 cadets resigned or were expelled for cheating on an electrical engineering exam..
Dozens Of West Point Cadets Accused Of Cheating On A Math Exam | NBC Nightly News
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