Shimla, January 31: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) attached assets worth Rs 194.17 crores belonging to a Solan-based private university in connection with an alleged fake degrees scam.

"We have arrested eight people including the key accused and two persons are in judicial custody. Investigation revealed that degrees are sold in 17 states," Sanjay Kundu DGP, Himachal Pradesh said. Beware of Online Learning Cyber Scams and Phishing: How to Know if Online Degree Is Fake or Real? From University Accreditation to Tuition Fees, 6 Ways to Detect ELearning Scam.

"We are working with Financial Intelligence Unit, Enforcement Directorate and Income Tax Department in this case," he added. Further investigation is underway.

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