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08/06/2012 08:17 am ET Updated Oct 06, 2012

Joshua Gomes, Former UVA Law Student, Pleads Guilty To Breaking Into School

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- A former University of Virginia law student has pleaded guilty to breaking into the school's registrar office to intercept a request for his transcript.

Prosecutors say Joshua Gomes had a summer internship arranged with a New York law firm that had indicated it would submit a transcript request. The Daily Progress reports (http://bit.ly/QNzTaW) Gomes was worried he would lose his internship because he had inaccurately reported his GPA.

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