An investigation in Hunan has revealed that family planning officials and local village officials confiscated babies from families who could not afford to pay the fine for having more than one child, and sold the children to adoption agencies for overseas adoption. From BBC:
The children were allegedly listed as orphans and adopted by foreigners for fees of about $3,000 (£1,800) each.
Xinhua news agency said some were now in the US, the Netherlands and Poland.
May 10, 2011