In her two-decade scheme, Crundwell created 179 fake invoices.
"Bill's chin began quivering and he tried to fake a smile as a tear came down his cheek," a guest said.
On top of that, he's using Skyler's maiden name on his fake ID.
EXCLUSIVE: Afghan insurgents denounce 'fake' call for restraint during peace talks.
Our greatest political commentator is a fake conservative TV host, campaign activist, and possible presidential candidate.
The Scheftels corporation was said to have got away with millions of dollars by selling "fake mining stocks."
If I signed that fake confession Hawk Kennedy signed it too.
"All lies and fake figures," he said, but in a doubtful croak.
If that fake agreement is still in existence, I'll get it for you.
The fake was short-lived, even at the yearly fairs, and now has sunk too low for them.
attested in London criminal slang as adjective (1775), verb (1812), and noun (1851, of persons 1888), but probably older. A likely source is feague "to spruce up by artificial means," from German fegen "polish, sweep," also "to clear out, plunder" in colloquial use. "Much of our early thieves' slang is Ger. or Du., and dates from the Thirty Years' War" [Weekley]. Or it may be from Latin facere "to do." Related: Faked; fakes; faking.
: Sham; deceptive
A sham or deception; something spurious (1827+)
[origin uncertain; perhaps fr earlier feak, feague, or fig, ''to spruce up, esp by deceptive artificial means''; perhaps ultimately fr German fegen, ''clean, furbish,'' or Latin facere, ''to do'']