According to various news reports, a man from Lebanon was offering people up to $55,000 if they were a match for a liver transplant.
The man, reportedly a mayor from a Lebanon city, arraigned for various people to have a liver compatibility test in Valencia, Spain. The tests reportedly cost $16,000 to conduct. After a match was found, the mayor reportedly offered up to $55,000 to the person in order for the liver transplant operation to take place.
Due to the ban on paying for organ transplants, the operation did not take place.
Source: Al Goodman, “Lebanese mayor arrested in Spain, accused of attempted organ trafficking,” CNN, March 12, 2014.