- discharge /dis-CHAHRJ/
- determine /dih-TUR-min/
- allegedly /uh-LEJ-id-lee/
- falsify /FAWL-suh-fahy/
- fraud /frawd/
[verb] – if a company or organization discharges an employee, it makes them leave their job
Spreading confidential information will immediately discharge a worker from employment.
[verb] – to discover the facts or truth about something
The teachers determined that several students have cheated on their examinations.
[adverb] – used when something illegal or wrong is said to have been done, but has not been proved
He was criticized for allegedly copying work from somebody else.
[verb] – to change something, such as a document, in order to deceive people
It is said that he falsified the attendance record.
[noun] – the crime of getting money by tricking or deceiving people, or a crime of this type
James was charged with fraud for scamming people online.
The fake doctor failed her exams and allegedly falsified her documents to land a job. She had deceived both workers and patients during her eight months as a junior doctor. Furthermore, the news has shocked the hospital staff and the surrounding community alike. Several fraud accusations could be filed against the woman, but no charges have been brought yet. According to the hospital spokesperson, the institution is also undertaking an internal investigation.
- Have you heard any news in your country about workers who fake their documents? Please tell me more about it.
- Please share an instance wherein someone you know was accused of faking his/her papers.
- How would you react as a member of the medical staff if you discovered one of your coworkers was a fake doctor?
- In your opinion, why did the woman fake her documents?
- What must the hospital do to avoid this incident from happening again moving forward?