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Wanna-bes cash in with fake receipts

Gold diggers, beware. There are people pretending to be rich, and a novelty company is helping them.

A Los Angeles-based company is selling fake ATM receipts that show a six-figure balance that's sure to impress any potential boyfriend or girlfriend.

Richard Halpern, president of the Internet company, says he got the idea from watching Fox's Joe Millionaire.

ATMitations come 24 to a pack for $3.99. The fake receipt includes the bank name of Fidelity National Bank & Savings (FNBS) with a withdrawal amount of $400 and a balance of $314,159.26. The BS in the bank's acronym should be a dead giveaway. If not, take a close look at the balance. It's the first eight numbers of pi. As in pie in your face.

Halpern says he's sold 5,000 sets since December. About 70 percent of the buyers are men.

ATMitations can be found at Spencer's Gifts or on the Web at www.pullmyfinger.com.

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