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    Super Moderator Senior Pearl Expert jshepherd's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bodecia View Post

    I will not be a party to fraud of any kind but I truly don't believe this is the case here.
    I wouldn't say it is fraud at this point. A lot of people that have brought "pearls" to me in the past have thought they were real and were told they were real. When they exchange hands, especially several times, it is difficult to know for sure.

    I would strongly suggest examining them in person. They look like faux pearls to me - 100%.

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    Pearl Journalist Senior Pearl Expert GemGeek's Avatar
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    Fraud? Not if it's an innocent mistake. They don't sound like the kind of people who would knowingly sell imitation pearls as the real thing.
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