Disregard that ad: Baby not actually for sale


If you're looking to play a prank on people, don't put their 7-month-old baby up for sale online. I shouldn't have to say things like this, but someone recently pulled this very stunt on a Nova Scotia woman and scared the hell out of her. A concerned citizen saw the ad, with the woman's home address listed, and called the police, who were relieved to find that the child's parents had nothing to do with it. In fact, they were pretty angry about it. "We could have had pedophiles or people come to our house looking for my son," the woman tells CBC News. "It's pretty serious." Police are still trying to trace the culprit through an IP address, and I strongly urge the responsible parties to stick to flaming bags of dog poop next time.

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