It turns out President Donald Trump isn't the only one willing to create a fake university in order to hurt people seeking their education.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) worked with an accreditation service in creating a fake university during the late years of the Obama administration to lure immigrants legally residing in the U.S. on student visas.. It was staffed with undercover immigration officials posing as university faculty.
Harvard College administrators rescinded admissions offers to at least ten prospective members of the Class of 2021 after they posted messages joking about child abuse, sexual assault, pedophilia, and the Holocaust in a private Facebook group chat. The group, titled, at one point, “Harvard memes for horny bourgeois teens,” also featured speech directed at specific ethnic or racial groups.
According to The Crimson, Harvard's main student newspaper, the group was an offshoot of a "roughly 100-member messaging group that members of the Class of 2021 set up in early December to share memes about popular culture."