Heartless!! Man Lists His Newborn Baby For Sale For €5,000 On eBay

The advert went viral on social media sites after being placed online, and this triggered eBay users to think it was a case of human trafficking, and therefore alerted the police who immediately launched an investigation.

A man in Duisburg, Germany has admitted listing his newborn baby daughter up for sale on auction site eBay, but claimed it was a joke, German police said.

The baby was listed for sale at a price of €5,000, with a description that read: “A small child, 40 days old and named Maria, for sale.”

The man’s home was raided by police, and the child was placed into care.

Police said following a probe, the girl’s father admitted that he was responsible and gave investigators the mobile phone he used to access eBay.

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Police described the family as refugees, but did not give further details.

An eBay spokesman said in a statement that the site removed the listing as soon as it came to light.

We received a lot of complaints from users and we immediately pursued the matter. In such a case, we provide the authorities with all available information,” he said.

Adding, “We immediately ban these providersWe have specially trained teams which keep track on such cases and quickly react.

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