Perhaps you haven't heard of Hien Tran and Mary Nichols. It's your typical California love story: crazy lady wants authoritarian power over business, crazy lady hires fake researcher with fake degree from fake internet school run by fugitive pedophile, fake researcher with fake degree produces fake research which crazy lady uses to obtain authoritarian power.
Well, after the story was exposed, somebody was obviously fired. Only it wasn't Hien Tran and Mary Nichols, it was the real scientist, Dr. James Enstrom, who helped expose the fraud.
Get with the party line if you want to work in academia.
This of course continues a long tradition of corruption in the University of California.
Read all about it at Temple of Mut.