Chinese Couple Sold Their Children for Video Game Money

A Chinese couple have been demonstrating some true entrepreneurial spirit in their quest to do nothing but play video games at the internet cafe all day long. What genius idea did they come up with? Selling their offspring for cash! Not a bad idea.

Li Lin and Li Juan came up with the brilliant plan shortly after the birth of their second child. They sold the newborn girl for RMB3,000, not really a great price if you ask me. After burning through that money oh so quickly, they upped their game (coughcough) and sold their first-born child for a much-better RMB 30,000.

In order to keep the scheme going, they had to make a new baby, and they did, selling him for another RMB 30,000. Unfortunately, it was around this time that Li Lin’s mom found out what was going on and turned them in to the police. Apparently, it’s not legal to sell your children on the street in China, which is surprising, them being communists and all.

What a killjoy Li Lin’s mother is.

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7 Comments on Chinese Couple Sold Their Children for Video Game Money

SupremeAllah

On July 25, 2011 at 10:59 am

A sad story indeed.

But not for me, as I have three grade-A chinese children doing my biddings now. Thanks again, Li family!

ABM

On July 25, 2011 at 4:53 pm

Totally racist BS of the worst kind. Has the war (with China, this time) started?

SupremeAllah

On July 25, 2011 at 4:58 pm

That’s one of the more incorrect usages of the word racist or racism I’ve seen in some time. Grats.

ABM

On July 25, 2011 at 8:46 pm

Yeah, you know better use, judging for your “comment”. Go troll someone else, pal. And if you are THAT interested (Wrong! You are just trolling! :) ), check the news source, not just for “incorrect usage of words” but for a whole article full of crap.

Phil Owen

On July 25, 2011 at 8:58 pm

I’m totally confused. Who’s racist?

ABM

On July 25, 2011 at 8:58 pm

And by the way, the word’s correct “usage” is “Congratulations”. “Grats” is a MMORPG freak acronym, not a real word, fool.

SupremeAllah

On July 26, 2011 at 12:12 am

ABM, you are definately a child I would not purchase. You’re not too bright, and probably too fat to be efficient in a sweat shop.

And Phil, to answer your question…YOU ARE THE RACIST! A story about chinese children being sold (to me) and here you are with a picture of an aryan baby! For shame.