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Fake Paris attacks victim tried for fraud

PARIS: A man who claimed to have survived the 2015 massacre at the Bataclan theatre in Paris, describing his brush with death in vivid detail, was tried for fraud on Friday after it emerged he was nowhere near the scene. Cedric Rey's account of the November 13, 2015, attack was used by several French media. The 29-year-old ambulance driver said he was having a drink with two friends outside the Bataclan when three Islamic State militants stormed the venue during a concert, launching a three-hour bomb and gun attack…