The $6,560 Baby

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Two classified ads spurred police into action this week.

A Salt Lake City television station reported that someone posted an online classified ad to sell or adopt a 6-month-old girl for $6,560, according to Police are investigating the ad that someone sought to publish on the TV station’s Web site.

In an unrelated incident, an Oregon man reportedly lost his home’s possessions after someone posted a bogus ad on Craigslist. The ad said the property’s contents were free for the taking. The homeowner said that wasn’t true.

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