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After lying about getting robbed on Lower Wacker Drive, the Minnesota-tourists are now free on bond.

WGN9 reports that both Katie Mager, 27, and Ryan Reiersgaard, 27, were arrested as well as charged after admitting to fabricating a robbery and in addition, falsifying a police report.

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According to police, the couple told officers that on Thursday, three men approached them and took their property at knifepoint.

The couple reported having $20,000 worth of personal items stolen, including: a $12,000 engagement ring, a $3,000 suitcase purse, a $2,000 MacBook Air laptop, a $300 suitcase and an $150 iPad Mini according to the news outlet.

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Mager eventually admitted she lied about the robbery story, and apologized, according to the WGN9 report.

Their next court date is December 14.

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