Dad shocked after 7-year-old racks up nearly $6,000 bill on iPad
ENGLAND — One Englishman was shocked when he realized his son had spent an ungodly amount of money playing games on his iPad.
Mohamed Shugaa was surprised to learn that his 7-year-old son not only knew, but had also memorized, the Apple ID password.
The child, knowing the password by heart, was able to get past any restrictions his father had placed on the device. So when he wanted to buy dinosaurs or upgrade anything in the Jurassic World game, it was easy as pie.
According to PCMag, the boy made 65 transactions between December 13 and December 18, totaling just around $5,900.
Mohamed allegedly blamed Apple for allowing the transactions.
“I was so mad. I’m 32 years old, why would Apple think I would be spending thousands of pounds on buying dinosaurs and upgrading a game,” he told The Metro. “Why didn’t they email me to check I knew these payments were being made? I got nothing from them. How much longer would it have gone on for?”
Apple refunded Shugaa the money that was spent on his son’s purchases.