Police nab 7 suspected members of illegal baby trading racket

Seven suspected members of an illegal adoption racket were arrested in Magnisia, central Greece, on Friday, police said.

The suspects, five Bulgarian nationals and two Greeks, were detained after officers intercepted a planned attempt by members of the ring to sell a 11-day-old Bulgarian baby to a Greek couple.

According to reports, one of the Greek suspects is a lawyer, while the other is a former coast guard officer.