Author Misconduct

Author fraud in the form of the listing of a person as an author of a journal article or contribution in which the ‘author’ did not personally participate, or one in which a vested—financial—or other interest is served
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Some criteria are easy to verify (e.g., "the journal uses a fake ISSN"), but others require research (e.g., "insufficient resources are spent on preventing and eliminating author misconduct").
However, before members congratulate themselves, they should consider this: these same academic pressures also encourage author misconduct, which would present itself in an identical manner, with increased publications and authorships.