Kim Kardashian & Kanye West — BOGUS BABY!

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Someone has been trying to sell this baby pic for A LOT OF $$$$ — allegedly the spawn of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West.  But sources connected with the couple tell our sources … IT”S A FRAUD!

So here”s what we”re being told.  Kim felt people in her world were going to hawk baby photos, so she wanted to catch the culprits quickly.  We”re told Kim hatched a plan and sent a half-dozen of her “friends” pictures of a baby she claimed was North West — but we”re told it was an impostor infant.

Sure enough … someone came along and tried selling us this pic (above).  Gotta say … it looks like it could be Kim and Kanye”s baby.  It has the right … well, you know … but Kim would obviously pick a pic of an impostor baby that had the qualities of her own child.

Our K & K sources have seen the pic and claim it”s not the real deal.

By the way … we also got hold of another pic of a baby Kim sent to several other friends — Bogus Baby #2.  We”re told she”s waiting to see if someone tries to sell this one as well.