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Teen accused of faking pregnancy

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WAYNE COUNTY, MI (CBS) -

A Michigan teen announced she was pregnant with triplets, sharing the news with family, friends and strangers who wanted to be supportive.

But, more than nine months later and still no babies people got suspicious.

Turns out, the girl faked it for ten months and was able to do it with a disturbing website FakeABaby.com.

Just 16, Jordan was preparing for his entire life to change when his 16-year-old girlfriend from Wyandotte told him she was pregnant with triplets.

He said he was excited but scared and started looking for jobs.

Eventually, the family embraced the pregnancy and started preparing for the birth. As the months passed, gifts for the babies started pouring in. A church in Taylor, a nonprofit in Dearborn and a Facebook group that she joined called "Moms of Triplets" all donated to the young family. Last May, relatives even threw a baby shower for the expectant mother who had already named her three babies - Ivan, Alice and Isabella.

No one questioned anything - at first. Her belly appeared to be growing, and there were even ultra sound pictures.

Slowly, the 16-year-old's story began to unravel and her due date was fast approaching.

An Ohio woman in the Facebook group Moms of Triplets figured out the ultrasound pictures were fake and contacted the family. They discovered they were the same pictures from a website called FakeABaby.com.

Last week, the day before her C-section, she claimed she lost the babies but refused to go to the doctor. That's when Jordan's aunt called the authorities, who are now investigating.

The 16-year-old refused to come to the door, but her brother later admitted off-camera what happened, claiming only she knew the truth.  He said all donations she took are being returned.

As for the girl's parents, it is not clear at this time if they knew. Police are also investigating if they may have been in on it.

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