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Fake gem racket busted


Fake gem racket busted. The Embilipitiya Police have detained a racketeer who made money illegally by selling customers fake diamonds.

Police seized a number of fake gemstones, a device for recognizing gemstones, and a phone they discovered in the suspect’s possession.

According to the Police, the suspect, Janaka Manjusara, of Embilipitiya, Moraketiya, has perpetuated this scam via a website and social media.

According to reports, the suspect offers real diamonds in the initial transaction before tricking customers into buying fake stones in subsequent transactions.

It has come to light during investigations that he has been running this racket for a very long time.

The detained suspect will appear at the Embilipitiya Magistrate’s court.

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