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Bombshell Investigation: Wayne Newton Caught Scamming Fans!

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Jul. 3 2018, Updated 12:04 a.m. ET

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Crooner Wayne Newton has been busted exclusively by RadarOnline.com for bailing on ticket-holding fans eager to see his Sin City show — to make a quick buck entertaining fat cats at a private party!

Just a couple hours before his scheduled June 11 gig at Bally’s Casino was supposed to begin, the Danke Schoen singer canceled the Wayne Newton: Up Close and Personal performance, saying he’d been disabled by “dental ­surgery the day before.”

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But an incriminating social media post indicates the star was lying through his teeth! Photos show weaselly Wayne beaming at a private event for Siemens technology company, where he presented an award to an employee.

The swanky soirée was held at the luxe Liberace Mansion at 8 p.m. — the exact same time he was meant to take the stage at Bally’s Windows Showroom! Insiders suggest he got at least $70,000 for the gig — while leaving the casino audience holding tickets selling for $178 a pop.

“If he felt bad for letting his fans down, he didn’t seem to show it,” says a spywitness. “He loved the limelight and happily posed for the cameras. It was like he didn’t think he’d get caught!”

That left a bad taste in one ticket holder’s mouth. The fan drove FIVE HOURS to catch the Bally show.

“They refunded our tickets, but we spent a ton of money just getting here to see him,” says the fan. “Having the performance canceled at the last minute was devastating — and a cheat.”

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However, although a rep for the singer says the report is "false and inaccurate and his cancellation was because he allegedly "underwent extensive dental work," Wayne’s week took a wild turn, too.

Days later, he and wife Kathleen returned to their posh ­Vegas compound — and encountered two burglars, who quickly fled the scene!

“A few friends are saying it’s karma for the way he ditched his show for a quick buck,” dishes an insider. “But Wayne would never see it that way.”

Newton's rep added the star did briefly attend a private event for an intimate meet and greet, but "did not sing."

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