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Real brass, fake gold get alleged scammers jailed

Real brass, fake gold get alleged scammers jailed

If you can’t make it, fake it – that’s the mentality that landed two women in cuffs on Tuesday. The women allegedly pawned earrings, bracelets, necklaces and rings – all of them fakes – to a jewellery seller in Kandal’s Koh Thom district, police said.

The seller was unaware that the jewellery was phony until the women left her store. She reported them to police, and officers arrested the suspects the same day, confiscating more fake jewellery. NOKORWAT


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