Believe it or not, a 17-year-old Chinese student wanted an iPad 2 so bad, that he sold one of his kidneys to an organ broker. He received $3087USD as compensation. Unfortunately, the operation was not performed by a licensed hospital, so the boy’s health is reportedly deteriorating. Continue reading for the news report (mandarin).

The hospital said they had no idea that the surgery was being performed. The boy was approached by a broker on the internet about selling the kidney without his parent’s knowledge. The police are looking for the broker but have been unable to find him.

[via Technabob]