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OFT investigate 'free' app games

"Free" web and app-based games aimed at children are being investigated by the Office of Fair Trading over concerns about costs for extras. In March, a five-year-old boy racked up charges of £1,700 playing games on his parents' iPad.

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Mum's warning after girl spends £900 on iPad 'gems'

Grace Walker, 6, begged her mum to let her have the My Little Pony game when she was feeling poorly. Credit: ITV Granada

In March, a mother warned other parents about the dangers of free download games after her six-year-old daughter ran up a £900 bill on her iPad - without even needing her iTunes password.

Grace Walker from Cheshire was able to click and buy "virtual gems" to boost her performance in a My Little Pony game at £69.99 a time - running up a bill of over £900 in just 30 minutes.

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