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Exam cheating rampant in graft-ridden Indonesia

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After praying for good grades in their exams, a group of Indonesian high-school students received a surprising text message -- come to class 90 minutes early and you'll be given the answers. 

Indonesian students sit an entry exam for state universities in Jakarta on May 23, 2007. After praying for good grades in their exams, a group of Indonesian high-school students received a surprising text message -- come to class 90 minutes early and you'll be given the answers.

But it was not divine intervention. The message was from their teacher, who had been leading the prayer session at the Jakarta school and was offering to sell the information for $3 to the final year students, aged 17 and 18.

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