6-year-old spends $900 ordering food from his dad’s phone LADBible.
According to the media, six-year-old Mason from Michigan picked up his father’s phone while his family was busy at work. Believing that his son was playing an online game, the man did not receive the device, which the whole family later regretted. It turns out that the boy went to the food delivery app and added $900 worth of goods to the cart.
“I saw a car pull up, the doorbell rang, and the driver dropped a large grocery bag at the door,” the father recalls.
A few minutes later, another courier arrived with groceries, followed by another.
“I looked at my phone, my food is being prepared, my food is being delivered, I received messages many times. I looked at my bank account and it was empty,” the American added.
Understanding what had happened, the man talked to his son and told him what he had done. According to his father, Mason did not fully understand what he was doing because of his age. Fortunately for the parent, the bank flagged one of the transactions as fraudulent and rejected another $400 order.
After the family’s story went viral, the delivery app did its best to give her a $1,000 promo code for her refund.
Previously, the student had transferred the parents’ money to the fraudsters. for game accessories.
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