Eight Chinese citizens who used high-tech communications equipment, including mobile phones and wireless earpieces, to help their children cheat at university entrance exams have been jailed on state secret charges, Reuters reports. The eight people, from the wealthy eastern province of Zhejiang, got together in 2007 to plot how to help their children, as "they knew their achievements were not ideal," the official Legal Daily said. One of the parents hired university students to provide answers that were sent to the children via wireless earphones while they were in the exam room, the report said. But their ruse was discovered after police detected "abnormal radio signals" near the school, the newspaper said. The parents were given jail terms ranging from six months to three years after being found guilty of illegally obtaining state secrets, the report added, without saying what happened to their children…

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