Authorities say University of Chicago professor Norman Golb’s son Raphael was so incensed by the disagreement that he decided to take aim at his father’s adversaries
NEW YORK — Students and university officials started getting e-mails last year in which a prominent Judaic studies scholar seemed to make a startling confession: He had committed plagiarism.
The messages, it turned out, were a hoax. Prosecutors filed criminal charges, saying a lawyer sent the messages to tarnish the professor, his father’s rival.
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