Amazon to Reimburse Customers for In-App Buys from Kids

Have you ever experienced being blindsided by an in-app charge when your child was playing a game?

You are not alone; many parents have had this same experience more seemingly then you may expect. These in-app purchases called, “micro-transactions” are sweeping the nation and not for all the reasons that’s in plain sight!

With games like, “Pokémon Go” and “Candy Crush” children and teens are easy targets for the cultural phenomenon. As buying such in-app content could grant them with additional gear, items or features. This notion, added with the mindset of not wanting to be left behind, can lead to some very unhappy parents.

Not all is lost – You May Be Eligible for a Refund!

If your child made an in app-purchase from Amazon’s app store without your permission between November 2011 and May 2016 you may be eligible for a refund, Federal Trade Commission announced this week. More than $70 million

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