Senior Lecturer In Ngee Ann Poly Has Master's From Known Mill
I came across this news about a foreigner who is working as a Senior Lecturer in Ngee Ann Polytechnic despite having a degree from a degree mill. His name is Marc Jonet and he hold a Masters' degree from Breyer State University. Here is his LinkedIn page: https://sg.linkedin.com/pub/marc-jonet/30/32b/b80 . Here is the link to show that he is a Senior Lecturer at Ngee Ann Polytechnic: http://www.np.edu.sg/fms/aboutus/staff/Pages/ima.aspx
From a Wikipedia article written about it at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breyer_State_University, the following lines can be found:
"Breyer State University, also called Breyer State University-Alabama, is an unaccredited distance education, for profit, private university that formerly operated in the U.S. states of Idaho and Alabama and now reports a location in Panama. It has been described by The New Republic magazine as adiploma mill that "claimed official-sounding accreditation to attract hundreds of people to obtain degrees".
Here is another source from Yahoo which states that Breyer State University is very likely a degree mill: https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20101025210718AA7IwjE
Here is a complaint by a US citizen about Breyer State University being a degree mill: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Breyer-State-University/internet/Breyer-State-University-Waste-of-time-misrepresents-accreditation-Internet-380245
The following is cited from http://self.gutenberg.org/articles/breyer_state_university :
"In 2007, Breyer State reported that it had more than 120 contracted faculty.  In 2008 the Alabama Community College System reported the finding that "many" of the faculty members' degrees "did not come from accredited institutions." 
A July 2008 news release by the Alabama Community College System that announced an initiative to rid the state of fraudulent institutions stated that some of the closed institutions, "notably Columbus University and Breyer State University – were operating apparent diploma mills and taking shameful advantage of hundreds of unsuspecting students." "
Some netizens have already written to MOE to complain about this issue.
As of now (22 April 2015), there is no update.
This was reproduced with permission from editors of The Real Singapore.
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