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bogus

adjective affected, artificial, counterfeit, false, phony, sham, spurious, unauthentic, ungenuine, unreal, untrue
Associated concepts: bogus ceremony, bogus certificate, bogus check
See also: assumed, deceptive, delusive, dishonest, false, feigned, fraudulent, imitation, specious, spurious
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Last week, we revealed Colclough, originally from Forres, Moray, had been caught planning a bogus charity walk.
Police said that about 30 minutes earlier a suspected bogus water official targeted an elderly woman who lives in Norfolk Street, Earlsdon.
So far DIRT and other taxes on the bogus accounts have yielded almost EUR500 million.
Such bogus callers knock on the doors of old and vulnerable people claiming to be working for utility companies, councils and for other official bodies.
Police announced Tuesday they have arrested six Chinese nationals and are searching for another in connection with five bogus 10,000-yen banknotes used in Yokohama in September.
7 (ANI): Ministers are trying to locate nearly 4,000 foreign students who are living in Britain after coming to the UK to study at bogus colleges.
However, a small number of people throughout the country have advised that bogus officials have attempted to gain entry to homes.
ANYONE with information about bogus officials should call 0151 709 6010 or Crimestoppers on 0800555111.
Responding to the editorial "A Rising Tide of Bogus Degree" published on May 20, the spokesman said that the Pakistani government began a wide investigation in to the companys activities to consider the allegation after the paper issued a front-page story on May 18.
AFTER THE Aam Aadmi Party's ( AAP) ' bogus voter' charge against the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP), the saffron party has come out with a list of bogus voters in none other than AAP senior leader Manish Sisodia's Patparganj constituency.
A BOGUS window cleaner has been targeting elderly people in Stockton.
ISLAMABAD -- Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has included three Directors of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) into investigation in the bogus plot scandal.