The most recent case in point is the leaking of the second chemistry question paper of the GCE advanced level examination presently underway.
The culprit is a student of a National school in Colombo, whose parents are dentists,the father an ASP at the Police Hospital in Narahenpita.
Talented in videography and Photography, the boy had delayed going to Canada on a related scholarship as he had to sit for the A/L exam.
However, he had not studied for the exam.
In June, the father imported a special gadget from China, ordered and paid for online for 780 US dollars.
This gadget has a camera in the shape of a shirt button, from which the boy had taken pictures of the question paper and sent to a laptop at his home via a mobile phone SIM.
He was given the answers to a gadget smaller than a wrist watch battery placed inside his ear.
The father got down teachers to write answers, with a Rs. one million payment for each of the three Chemistry papers.
Before the exam, the boy rehearsed it for six days.