University of Iowa

Ex-Iowa college student charged in high-tech cheating scheme

A former University of Iowa wrestler has been arrested on federal computer-hacking charges in a high-tech cheating scheme in which he allegedly obtained advanced copies of tests and changed grades for himself and classmates.

Trevor Graves, 22, carried out the scheme by secretly installing devices known as keyloggers in computers in university classrooms and labs that allowed him to record what his professors typed, including their credentials to log into university grading and email systems, according to the FBI.

The Colorado native allegedly used that information to access the professors' accounts so he could intercept exams and test questions in advance and to repeatedly...