On June 12, 2020, the Education Department of Shanxi Province and the Discipline Inspection Commission of Linfen City respectively reported on the investigation of Tong Zhuos forging the identity of fresh students to participate in the college entrance examination and other issues of social concern.
Shanxi Provincial Department of Education said in the circular that after Tong Zhuo exposed the relevant problems, Shanxi Provincial Department of education attached great importance to it and carried out an investigation immediately in conjunction with relevant departments and localities.
In addition, on June 12, 2020, the official website of the Central Academy of drama also issued the notice on revoking Tong Zhuos graduation certificate. According to the local survey results and school verification, Tong Zhuo changed his previous student identity into current student identity to participate in the college entrance examination by forging relevant files, the circular said. According to the measures for handling violations of national education examination, regulations on the management of students in ordinary colleges and universities, and relevant rules and regulations of the college, the presidents office decided to cancel Tong Zhuos graduation certificate according to law.