Belford High School

Earn your high school diploma in one week.

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Belford High School

BACKGROUND
Belford High School is offering an online opportunity to obtain your high school diploma or GED. They can apply life-skill experience toward your high-school equivalency credits, like travel, work, hobbies and volunteering, and promise a legitimate high school diploma in a week.

Upon completion of your diploma or GED, Belford will provide you two copies of your accredited diploma and two original transcripts, along with an award of excellence, certificate of distinction, certificate of membership and four education verification letters.

There is a link on the site to Belford University, where you can easily apply these new credentials toward a degree program.

PRO
- Fully accredited diploma
- Credits for life skills can be applied toward your diploma requirements
- Free equivalency test, in case you are ready to move forward immediately
- Earn diploma in only one week
- Necessary for applying to college
- No classroom attendance, online only
- Apply previous educational achievements
- Employer-sponsored training and workshops
- Ideal for home school students or adults

CON
- Program is not free, while it is relatively affordable
- No interaction with teaching staff or other students

EXPENSE
Belford provides a full-service package when you earn your high school diploma or GED. You'll pay $249 and receive your original diploma, two transcripts and several other valuable documents that can help you with college admissions.

Belford High School has a payment plan that can be arranged for no additional charge.

DEGREE PROGRAMS
Belford High School can help you earn your high school diploma or GED in one week.

STUDENT LIFE
This is an online program only. There is value in that you can learn at your own pace and there are no classroom schedules or assignments to keep up with. You will not have any campus or in-school experience, interaction with teachers or opportunity to engage with other students. 

CONCLUSION
Belford High School promises a certified High School Diploma can be obtained in just seven days. Because it can apply job skills to the process and can certify your proficiency requirements from the directions involved in hobbies and organizations,  the service may be invaluable for those in a hurry to enroll in an institute of higher learning, who did not obtain a high school diploma. It's so important to have a high school diploma today, and Belford High School makes it a fast and fairly affordable process to do so.

Common Misspellings
Belford HS, Bellford High School, Beauford High School

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Tarleasha Seward

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I need a copy of my ged posted Feb 26th, 2017 9:47 pm


Kersha Davis

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I lost my diploma and need a copy of it..can u please email me a copy of my diploma kersha73@gmail.com posted Feb 16th, 2017 12:19 pm


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A network of diploma mills operating under the brand name of Belford suffered a financial blow after a federal court in Michigan mandated a $22.7 million payout to duped students who bought the group's fake GED diplomas and college degrees. Belford High School and Belford University—both owned by Pakistani businessman Salem Kureshi—lost a federal class-action lawsuit for selling scam credentials to students. Now the Belford gorup of schools must make financial amends to their duped alumni in what authorities have ruled a degree mill scam involving several Internet domains, all operating under the Belford tagline.



On Aug. 31, 2012, U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith ordered Kureshi and his co-defendants to pay $22.7 million in a lawsuit settlement to Belford students in compensation for selling unaccredited diplomas and degrees. The Belford scam encompassed 30,500 plaintiffs living in the U.S. who purchased a fake diploma from Belford High School or Belford University from 2003 to 2009, at the start of the lawsuit.



The high lawsuit payout stems from charges in violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). This act awards plaintiffs three times the actual damage amount. In this case, Belford sold degrees for $249 to 30,500 students. This amount of nearly $7.6 million was then tripled to $22.7 million in damages.



The Belford lawsuit originated with Flint, Mich. resident Carrie McCluskey, who received a fake GED diploma. She needed her GED to attend college and thought Belford High School was an affordable, genuine option. McCluskey took a short test, paid $249 and received her GED diploma a week later. It was only during her college application process that she received the unwelcome news that her GED was a fake.



Angered by Belford’s fraud, she contacted the Googasian Law Firm to initiate a class action lawsuit against Belford High School and a host of connected entities. The suit alleged that Belford was actually an unaccredited institution that sold high school, college and post-graduate degrees.



The Belford diploma mill lawsuit stretched on for nearly three years, but after numerous appeals by Kureshi, the court gave a judgment in favor of the plaintiffs.



Belford is reportedly not Kureshi’s only diploma mill. His name has been linked to the Organization for Global Learning Education, an entity that owns and controls Belford, as well as more than 20 other reputed diploma mills, such as Rochville University (the alma mater where the Get Educated mascot, Chester, a pug dog "earned" his life experience degree). During the Belford case, Kureshi testified that he owns and operates these companies out of his home in Pakistan.



The case also revealed that Kureshi owned and operated numerous fake college accrediting agencies as well, including the International Accreditation Agency for Online Universities and Universal Council for Online Education Accreditation. Kureshi used these self-created agencies to accredit his online schools.



Although Belford had been ordered to forfeit its domain names as a result for failing to pay sanctions, new Belford websites with slightly altered URLs have begun popping up. Belford’s owner reportedly started numerous related new diploma mills, such as Panworld University, during the three-years long lawsuit.



Experts estimate the diploma mill business rakes in a billion dollars each year. Diploma mills are often run overseas and sometimes fund terrorist activity. One recent chilling example is the case of Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in Norway. Breivik sold fake diplomas and credentials to more than 200 buyers a month to fund his killing spree.



Current estimates suggest that more than 200,000 fake diplomas are bought each year, with a majority of purchases made in the U.S. posted Feb 16th, 2017 8:46 am


DJ

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A network of diploma mills operating under the brand name of Belford suffered a financial blow after a federal court in Michigan mandated a $22.7 million payout to duped students who bought the group's fake GED diplomas and college degrees. Belford High School and Belford University—both owned by Pakistani businessman Salem Kureshi—lost a federal class-action lawsuit for selling scam credentials to students. Now the Belford gorup of schools must make financial amends to their duped alumni in what authorities have ruled a degree mill scam involving several Internet domains, all operating under the Belford tagline.



On Aug. 31, 2012, U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith ordered Kureshi and his co-defendants to pay $22.7 million in a lawsuit settlement to Belford students in compensation for selling unaccredited diplomas and degrees. The Belford scam encompassed 30,500 plaintiffs living in the U.S. who purchased a fake diploma from Belford High School or Belford University from 2003 to 2009, at the start of the lawsuit.



The high lawsuit payout stems from charges in violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). This act awards plaintiffs three times the actual damage amount. In this case, Belford sold degrees for $249 to 30,500 students. This amount of nearly $7.6 million was then tripled to $22.7 million in damages.



The Belford lawsuit originated with Flint, Mich. resident Carrie McCluskey, who received a fake GED diploma. She needed her GED to attend college and thought Belford High School was an affordable, genuine option. McCluskey took a short test, paid $249 and received her GED diploma a week later. It was only during her college application process that she received the unwelcome news that her GED was a fake.



Angered by Belford’s fraud, she contacted the Googasian Law Firm to initiate a class action lawsuit against Belford High School and a host of connected entities. The suit alleged that Belford was actually an unaccredited institution that sold high school, college and post-graduate degrees.



The Belford diploma mill lawsuit stretched on for nearly three years, but after numerous appeals by Kureshi, the court gave a judgment in favor of the plaintiffs.



Belford is reportedly not Kureshi’s only diploma mill. His name has been linked to the Organization for Global Learning Education, an entity that owns and controls Belford, as well as more than 20 other reputed diploma mills, such as Rochville University (the alma mater where the Get Educated mascot, Chester, a pug dog "earned" his life experience degree). During the Belford case, Kureshi testified that he owns and operates these companies out of his home in Pakistan.



The case also revealed that Kureshi owned and operated numerous fake college accrediting agencies as well, including the International Accreditation Agency for Online Universities and Universal Council for Online Education Accreditation. Kureshi used these self-created agencies to accredit his online schools.



Although Belford had been ordered to forfeit its domain names as a result for failing to pay sanctions, new Belford websites with slightly altered URLs have begun popping up. Belford’s owner reportedly started numerous related new diploma mills, such as Panworld University, during the three-years long lawsuit.



Experts estimate the diploma mill business rakes in a billion dollars each year. Diploma mills are often run overseas and sometimes fund terrorist activity. One recent chilling example is the case of Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in Norway. Breivik sold fake diplomas and credentials to more than 200 buyers a month to fund his killing spree.



Current estimates suggest that more than 200,000 fake diplomas are bought each year, with a majority of purchases made in the U.S. posted Feb 16th, 2017 8:45 am


Juan mills

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I lost my diploma that I got in 06 I need copy posted Feb 15th, 2017 4:02 pm


Antwann Roundtree

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Hey I recieved my diploma from you in 2006 and I lost it so I need a copy please asap posted Feb 13th, 2017 12:33 pm


Catina Elem

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Hey my name Catina I want to receive my high school diploma not a GED please contact me posted Feb 8th, 2017 1:24 pm


Catina Elem

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posted Feb 8th, 2017 1:22 pm


jessica pena

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I need a copy of my diploma posted Feb 7th, 2017 11:17 am


Chris Durham

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I need to get a copy of me Diploma,I can't find mine after moving.Thank you posted Feb 6th, 2017 12:17 pm


Baxter

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Can you please FedEx me a copy of my diploma ASAP?!? A kangaroo got into my house and ate it. I don't know why they didn't just eat the leftover tuna I left on the counter. Please help, Baxter, Class of 2011 posted Feb 3rd, 2017 4:39 pm


Baxter

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Can you please FedEx me a copy of my diploma ASAP?!? A kangaroo got into my house and ate it. I don't know why they didn't just eat the leftover tuna I left on the counter.





Please help,


Baxter


Class of 2011 posted Feb 3rd, 2017 4:38 pm


Baxter

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Can you please FedEx me a copy of my diploma ASAP?!? A kangaroo got into my house and ate it. I don't know why they didn't just eat the leftover tuna I left on the counter.



Please help,

Baxter

Class of 2011 posted Feb 3rd, 2017 4:38 pm


Jeff McCall

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I lost my ged and documents. How do I obtain copies or replacements posted Feb 3rd, 2017 11:58 am


Samantha

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I need a copy of my diploma that was lost if you can contact me back. Thank you posted Jan 25th, 2017 2:29 pm


Stacy adkins

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How can I get started on my GED posted Jan 24th, 2017 7:32 pm


Gerald

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Is this no longer a working site. None seem to be answered above. I have a High School Diploma from Belford High that I PAID for, and now that I am using it again in trying to find jobs asking for Education it asks for City, State. At the time it was Humble TX.. However HUMBLE is not a drop down choice on any companies websites. I need to find out if this is not a legitimate or if it was a scam that I paid for. Either way I would like to find out why I cannot locate any info on Belford High, location (as told to me) Humble,TX. Please contact me as soon as possible. thank you posted Jan 23rd, 2017 2:54 pm


dawon watkins

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Hey my name is dawon watkins i had received my ged from you guys in 2009 i lost it and need a copy posted Jan 21st, 2017 11:22 am


Melissa heasley

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I was wondering if I could get a copy of my diploma..I lost it...if you could send me a copy to my email melissaheasley1988@gmail.com posted Jan 20th, 2017 6:27 pm


Ray Willis

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I had a diploma recently and lost it is it possible i can retrieve it posted Jan 17th, 2017 12:39 pm



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