Akash Maharaj, a 26-year-old New Yorker by way of Trinidad and Tobago, faked his way into Yale with phony transcripts and a distorted identity, and received a full year’s scholarship for $47,000, only to get busted when his Yale ex-boyfriend, who had been threatened by Maharaj in the weeks since they broke up, reported him to school authorities who investigated his background.
Yale is PISSED. You can’t make this stuff up! Ok never mind, this guy clearly did.
If you’re feeling extra seedy, Gawker.com dug up as much as they possibly could about the story.
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