Tuesday, April 4, 2017

11-year-old goes on game buying spree, racks up $7,500 in credit card debt

Attention parents who trust their children with credit cards: Now might be a good time to reconsider your token of trust and withdraw it before it’s too late. An 11-year-old boy from the UK unintentionally racked up almost $7,500 (£6,000) in online game purchases after accessing his parents’ iTunes account, BBC reports. Roy Dodson had previously linked his account to his credit card which allowed his son Alfie to buy over 50 in-app purchases. “The first time he spent £700 in less than five minutes, then £1,100 in half an hour and it just racked up and racked up, all…

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