Plagiarism has different effects based on the type of plagiarism and your status. For example,
submitting a whole work by someone else would result in the most severe penalties, whereas
inadvertent citation mistakes are deemed less significant.
If you are a student, you may fail the course, be expelled, or be required to attend a plagiarism
workshop. It depends if this is your first offense or if you've done it before.
However, plagiarism is extremely damaging to your reputation as an academic or professional. You
may also lose your research funding and/or your employment, and you may face legal ramifications for