83 Ohio State students accused of using mobile app to cheat on classwork

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83 Ohio State students accused of using mobile app to cheat on classwork. Nydia Han reports during Action News at 9 a.m. on November 11, 2017. (WPVI)

Ohio State University has accused 83 undergraduates of using the mobile app Whatsapp to cheat on classwork.

The school says the students violated the code of conduct for "unauthorized collaboration on graded assignments."

A professor in the business school first reported the problem back in April.

Penalties for violating the code of conduct range from warnings to expulsion.

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