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flake

Cocaine, see there.

flake

an epidermal scale.
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FAKe trading standards officer Paul Leighton with a Gucci handbag and other seized counterfeit goods
The Royal Mint, which produces our currency, says the number of fake coins in circulation has gradually increased since 2002.
These fakes were found to emit 12 times the permitted level of nickel and could have caused severe allergic reactions.
Furthermore, fake medicines pose a public health threat by contributing to the development of treatment resistance.
The warning comes after circumstantial evidence emerged that vehicles involved in accidents unwittingly end up with fake parts during repairs done at non-agency garages working with insurance firms to keep costs down.
The Swansea mark is much larger than on the genuine article: a common characteristic of many fakes, as fakers want to make sure you don't miss it.
As these last examples hint, sometimes fakery can become weirdly desirable: oversized fake pearls with visible plastic seams, mock Louis vuittons sporting intentionally incorrect logos.
Last week, the NAFDAC issued a press release stating those fake anti-malarial generic pharmaceuticals with the label 'Made in India' were actually found to have been produced in China.
THE website, called The Certificate Factory, described itself as "your online source for authentic fake degrees, fake diplomas, fake HNDs/HNCs, fake transcripts and more".
The theme was that fakes - whether unauthorised brake pads for cars made using sand, medicines, or toys with dangerous parts - come at a heavy price.
Researchers from BBC's Watchdog show found some of the auction site's "power sellers" were offering fake goods.
To execute the Boot, the QB receives the snap and reverse-pivots out of the shotgun (the same as he would on the counter-trey), except that he now fakes the hand-off to the F back for a two-count while getting depth and width away from the fake.