They say numbers don't lie except one time

from N.O.R.E. (Ft. Lil Wayne & Pharrell Williams) – Finito Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

a play on words numbers dont like except that one time
The main meaning of the line:
Numbers dont lie but “1 time” AKA 5 0 AKA (the police) do lie, thus making numbers lie

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