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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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Schoolboy racks up £1,700 bill for app features

Danny Kitchen and mother Sharon Credit: ITV News

The OFT said it is investigating a number of "free" web and app-based games with concerns over additional costs from add-on features.

In March, ITV News spoke to Danny Kitchen and his mother Sharon. Danny racked up a £1,700 bill in just a few minutes by unwittingly buying add-ons for a zombie game on his parents' iPad.

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