"the controversy around the seized pugs Edda has skärrat German animal lovers and resulted in the city of Ahlen is now at risk of prosecution for fraud."
"the Pugs were seized last year when the owners had an unpaid debt to the city. A local official put the dog in a private Ebaykonto and sold it for 690 euros, equivalent to 6 500 sek, which went to the city's coffers."
"In the ad described the dog as healthy, vaccinated and dewormed. The buyer dismissed, however, the "
"After a spokesperson for the north Rhine-Westphalia region, where Ahlen is located, made it clear that the seized dogs will be sold at a public auction and not on Ebay, the city has offered to pull back the sales."