10 Kid Gamers Who Spent Way Too Much Of Their Parents’ Money
In 2011, Dawn Jordan, a single UK mother working two jobs to support her 11-year-old son Brandon put her credit card number into his X-Box so he could play online with his friends. What she didn’t expect is that he would go on a click-happy shopping spree and rack up a $1700 bill.
She said, “I haven’t punished him because he feels bad enough and I know he won’t do it again. It is ridiculous to allow someone of his age to make payments without any checks being done.” She’s definitely not wrong, but that’s what the parental controls are there for.