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Baby offered for sale on eBay prompts German probe

German police said Thursday they were investigating a refugee couple after their one-month-old baby was put up for sale on the online auction platform eBay for 5,000 euros ($5,500). Police launched a probe into possible human trafficking after they were tipped off about the advertisement which appeared online on Tuesday. The 40-day-old girl has been handed to child protection officers, police from the western city of Duisburg said in a statement.
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