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Fake cripple cited for abusing public goodwill

'Collected 3,000 euros in alms per month'

14 March, 14:38
Fake cripple cited for abusing public goodwill (ANSA) - Parma, March 14 - Police in the northern city of Parma have cited a man as a fake cripple after watching him walk out of his wheelchair after a day of begging. The 30-year-old Czech national was cited for abusing public goodwill after collecting roughly 100 euros in alms for the day alone. Police, who tailed him the entire day, believe he was collecting around 3,000 euros tax-free per month.

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