And as with plagiariam, Ambrose's habit of falsification and the propensity to error was a repeat offense.
They face charges of benefits fraud in addition to falsification of documents.
1560s, from Late Latin falsificationem (nominative falsificatio), noun of action from past participle stem of falsificare (see falsify).
mid-15c., "to prove false," from Middle French falsifier (15c.), from Late Latin falsificare (see falsify). Meaning "to make false" is from c.1500. Earlier verb was simply falsen (c.1200). Related: Falsified; falsifying.
falsification fal·si·fi·ca·tion (fôl'sə-fĭ-kā'shən)
The deliberate act of misrepresentation so as to deceive.