Teen in China spends $64K from mom’s debit card on mobile games, leaving family with 7 cents

  • 13-year-old girl charged $64,000 using her mother’s debit card on pay-to-play mobile games.
  • Mother discovered when a teacher called to warn of her daughter’s gaming addiction; China limits teens to three hours of gaming per week.
  • Attempts to recover money from gaming platforms have been unsuccessful; 140 million views of story coverage on Weibo.


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