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Investigators want to know who offered baby for sale online

1 year 8 months 1 week ago Tuesday, November 26 2019 Nov 26, 2019 November 26, 2019 7:56 PM November 26, 2019 in News
Source: Associated Press
MIAMI (AP) - Law enforcement officers want to know who placed an ad on Craigslist purporting to sell a newborn baby for $500.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating to determine if the ad placed last week was a hoax.
The ad said the baby is 2 weeks old, sleeps and doesn't make noise at night. It also said the seller would provide clothes and formula, and offered to include the baby's 4-year-old sister for free.
The Miami Herald reports the post said the person didn't want to be judged for "not wanting these kids."
The poster also claimed to live in a "quiet influential neighborhood," and work for the Florida Department of Children and Families.
FDLE spokeswoman Gretl Plessenger said an investigation began Friday.

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