Parents, how much is your kid worth to you? For Kenia Bosque the answer is a cool seven grand, according to Monroe County Sheriffs agents.
The now-front runner for the Hialeah mother of the year award had arranged to meet a man from Monroe County to trade her 8-month-old son for the money, but authorities got a tip about what was going on.
The Monroe County Sheriff's Office and Florida Department of Law Enforcement arranged to have an undercover deputy present at the "Babies 4 Ca$h" hand off. Bosque did not actually show up, so deputies went to her Hialeah home. There they found enough evidence to make an arrest.
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"We are just so glad we were able to obtain this information in time to intervene before anything could happen to endanger this child," Sheriff Bob Peryam said in a statement.
>Bosque, 30, now sits in a Miami-Dade jail with bond set at $5,000. The child has been put in the care of relatives. Hopefully no one else tries to sell him to pony up Bosque's bail money.