Virginia Tech Fraud Case: University V. University

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At Virginia Tech, a professor is being accused of defrauding the university. This case involves over $1 million dollars in grant funding. Yiheng Percival Zhang was charged with wire fraud and making false statements. His lawyer told the Roanoke Times that he remains innocent and will fight the charges brought upon him. Yiheng is a biological systems engineering professor. A postdoctoral researcher and a graduate are also being charged for fraud with the university. All three of these people, but mainly Yiheng withheld grant funds. Zheng filed for grants when the work was previously done in China. The perpetrators are the three individuals who defrauded the university and the university is the
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