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DA: Man faked death to avoid jail but typo gave him away

This image provided by the Nassau County District Attorney's office in Mineola, N.Y., shows a fake death certificate with some information redacted by the DA's Office. Robert Berger tried faking his death to avoid a jail sentence, but the phony death certificate his lawyer submitted had a glaring spelling error that made it a dead giveaway for a fraud, prosecutors said Tuesday, July 21, 2020. (Nassau County District Attorney's Office via AP)

This image provided by the Nassau County District Attorney's office in Mineola, N.Y., shows a fake death certificate with some information redacted by the DA's Office. Robert Berger tried faking his death to avoid a jail sentence, but the phony death certificate his lawyer submitted had a glaring spelling error that made it a dead giveaway for a fraud, prosecutors said Tuesday, July 21, 2020. (Nassau County District Attorney's Office via AP)

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