By Carol E. Ayer

Knowles maintained he'd owned a flat-screen TV, but Davidson remembered that the outline in the dust had suggested the appliance had been bigger, and thus older and worth far less. Knowles, on questioning, confessed to inflating the worth of his belongings on his initial application, stashing several key items in a storage shed, and faking the burglary to collect on the insurance.

Carol Ayer's publication credits include "Woman's World," "The Christian Science Monitor," and "I Love Cats." Her romance novella, "Storybook Love," is available on Amazon.

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