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Student visa system fraud exposed in BBC investigation

10 February 2014 Last updated at 10:35 GMT

The Home Office has suspended English language tests run by a major firm after BBC Panorama uncovered systematic fraud in the student visa system.

Secret filming of government-approved English exams needed for a visa showed entire rooms of candidates having the tests faked for them.

The English Testing Service - one of the largest language testing firms in the world - said it did all it could to prevent fraud.

Richard Watson reports.

Panorama: Immigration Undercover - The Student Visa Scandal will be broadcast on BBC One at 8.30pm on 10 February

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