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Dallas Mom Says She Was NOT Trying To Sell Baby On Craig’s List

A Dallas woman accused of trying to sell her baby through a classified ad said in a jailhouse interview Monday that she was trying to find an adoptive family for her son.

Brittany Hill, 26, was arrested Friday on suspicion of child abandonment after apartment managers found the 4-month-old baby alone in her apartment.

A woman had earlier called 911 about the classified ad offering the baby for sale. She told police that she was going to buy the child but got cold feet.

But Hill said Monday that she was not trying to sell her son.

“I know that’s illegal,” she said. “I’m not stupid — that’s called, like, black-market-something. I’ve read up about it; I know.”

Hill said she posted the ad but just wanted to cover the cost of hiring an attorney to handle the adoption process.

“Look deeper into it instead of just being like, ‘OK, that’s what it is. She’s trying to sell her child — screw that,’ you know. It’s not like that,” she said.

Hill said she doesn’t know much about adoption. She said the attorneys she called to help her told her it would be $600 or $1,200 per hour.

“And the lady that I spoke to about the adoption — she said she’ll pay legal fees … She say, ‘How much do I need to put in my financial account?’ I said, ‘I guess if you could get close to 4,000.’

The ad titled “Adoption family needed” was placed in PennysaverUSA under “foster care.” The ad said in its entirety:

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