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Table 2 July 2019: Questions asked of the different websites and the number/percentage of sites for which the answered was considered to be ‘yes’

From: Are essay mills committing fraud? A further analysis of their behaviours vs the 2006 fraud act (UK)

Question# sites%
Is there a disclaimer of liability in respect of use?2080
Are there contractual terms and conditions relating to use?2288
Are customers able to specify the quality (grade) of the work)?1352
Is the Intellectual Property in the work retained by the company?1560
Does the work come with a ‘plagiarism-free’ guarantee?2184
Does the site state that the products are to be used for ‘research’ only?2496
Does the site offer ‘qualified’ or ‘expert’ writers?2496
Is the advertising potentially misleading (compared to disclaimer/terms + conditions)?1768