Tufts expelled a student for grade hacking. She claims innocence

Zack Whittaker dives into the case of a Tufts veterinary student expelled for allegedly hacking Tufts to try to alter grades.  As he reports in his meticulously researched and detailed piece:

The case Tufts presented seems compelling, if not entirely believable.

There’s just one problem: In almost every instance that the school accused Filler of hacking, she was elsewhere with proof of her whereabouts or an eyewitness account and without the laptop she’s accused of using. She has alibis: fellow students who testified to her whereabouts; photos with metadata putting her miles away at the time of the alleged hacks; and a sleep tracker that showed she was asleep during others.

Tufts is either right or it expelled an innocent student on shoddy evidence four months before she was set to graduate.

Read Zack’s report on TechCrunch.

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