His brother was jailed for peddling spurious Egyptian burial artefacts to archaeologists.
Advanced English Dictionary
+adjective 1 false, although seeming to be genuine: He had managed to create the entirely spurious impression that the company was thriving. 2 based on false ideas or ways of thinking: a spurious argument spuriously adverb
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