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Table 2 Applying ‘extraterritoriality’ to a new “Offence to provide or advertise cheating services”

From: A legal approach to tackling contract cheating?

The concept of ‘extraterritoriality’ defined in the UK Bribery Act 2010 could be employed in a new criminal offence outlawing the activity of essay mill companies (Table 1), and the concept of associated persons could be employed against employees of the company and agents/writers engaged by the company in the essay mill industry. This would mean that, if (for example) a student submitted a purchased assignment to a UK University, the company that sold the assignment, and the writers, and the advertisers, could all be subject to prosecution even if they were not based in the UK.