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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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The ACE spokesman said here Saturday that on receipt of a complaint, a team conducted a raid and arrested Matloob Hussain of Chak No 580-GB Jaranwala on charge of getting job as a teacher on bogus documents.
During the investigation, thumbs impressions on the transfer deed were found bogus by the Punjab forensic science laboratory.
An increase in holiday sickness claims in the UK could be as high as 500% since 2013, according to travel industry estimates - a scale not seen in other European countries - and has raised questions over the scale of bogus claims.
55 million PDAF in 2007 coursed through the bogus NGO Buhay Mo Mal Ko Foundation Inc.
The UDF has complained to the Election Commission that there has been bogus voting in different polling booths in the Dharmadam constituency.
Hoke, who has an extensive background in the fields of higher education, broadcasting and community relations, used a recent New York Times expose on the bogus degree practices by the Pakistan corporation called Axact and gleaned out the names of the fake universities offering fake diplomas.
In Section One Maloney describes the concept and expectation that exists today--the bogus part.
The leaflets have tips on how to deal with bogus callers, and phone numbers of utility companies etc to call to check for ID.
I have the reports that some of the education department officers on district level are involved in fake and bogus recruitments" he said.
The Bogus Babes were highly commended for their innovative look at tackling the problem of bogus callers preying on the vulnerable members of their community.
MAIL TODAY on November 28 had reported the presence of nearly 15,000 bogus voters in Patparganj assembly constituency.
Most of Ghani's bogus votes came from nine polling sites, where more than 500 ballots were declared forged at each site.