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Dimitri points to a picture on his Instagram showing a bar table decked with expensive champagne and sparklers.

It’s from his 18th birthday just four months ago — a lavish party in his east European hometown that he says wouldn’t have been possible without President-elect Donald Trump.

Dimitri — who asked NBC News not to use his real name — is one of dozens of teenagers in the Macedonian town of Veles who got rich during the U.S. presidential election producing fake news for millions on social media.

The articles, sensationalist and often baseless, were posted to Facebook, drawing in armies of readers and earning fake-news writers money from penny-per-click advertising.

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Image: A general view of the town of VelesA view of Veles in November. GEORGI LICOVSKI / EPA

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