Countless parents have been in this situation where their kids rack up insane amounts of in-app purchases, often digital currency, paid for by real money charged to the parents’ accounts. Certain bait apps exist in both the App Store and Google Play Store which entice users, games gear this towards kids, to make in-app purchases. Such apps are often free, but offer items as expensive as $99.99. A woman from New York has filed a lawsuit against Google after her five year old son spent $65.95 on “Crystals” using a Samsung Galaxy tablet, a digital currency utilized in Marvel Run Jump Smash! game.
The problem here is a 30 minute window which opens up after the account owner authorizes an app or in-app purchase. […]
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