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Funny money
A North Carolina man tries paying with a fake million-dollar bill at Walmart — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation
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t pays to do your research, especially when it comes to counterfeiting money. Now, Michael Anthony Fuller of Lexington, N.C., is facing felony charges after trying to pay for $476 worth of purchases at the local Walmart with a fake million-dollar bill. Store clerks were skeptical: The $100 bill is the largest currently in circulation, and $100,000 is the top note ever issued (it was briefly printed in the 1930s). The arrest warrant's conclusion on the ersatz million-dollar bill? "There is no such thing."

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