If counterfeit 100 Altairian Dollar notes cost 10 per note to make, then they can be sold for 50 at a profit of 40 while giving the buyer 50 “free”.
The real question is: how cheap is too cheap? A five–year–old could make and sell 1 Trillion Dollar notes for a dime each, but … et cetera. You get what you pay for. Accept no imitations: Potatoes are what we trade!
Maybe we're being too harsh here. Maybe these aren't spam bots, maybe they're legitimately wealthy people, but their money is cursed and the elderly owner of the antiquities salon declared that the curse should never again be lifted until they had given their riches to people, individuals, so that the person could learn about understanding.
...I think it's still better off to not take cursed money, though.
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