In total, Bottoms got paid more than $7,200 in cash, gift cards and other services for the adoption plan.
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The couple said they were aware that they could lose money in the process if the mother backed out, but contacted authorities when they learned they were still paying Bottoms while the baby was already born.
"We understood that she had the option to parent and we respected that," the couple, who remains unidentified, told WFTS. "But we didn't want her to do this to another family."
Bottoms was released from the county jail on a $2,000 bond, arrest records show.
Read more at WFTS.