Let-off for the bogus architect

Islington

A fantasist whose obsession with becoming an architect made her forge references and qualifications to cheat her way into the profession has been spared jail. Leopoldine Van Daalen, 40, launched a ‘concerted and dishonest’ campaign to blag her way through the vigorous registration process with the Architects Registration Board (ARB). In September 2015, she applied to the ARB claiming to have graduated with an Architecture degree from the University of East London in July 2012. She also provided a copy…

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