What would your parents say? (Newsround Story)


Ringtone girl gets £129 bill

 

A 13-year-old girl got the shock of her life when she got a £129 mobile bill after accidentally signing up for a ringtones service.

Rosie McCarthy thought she was getting one free ringtone when she saw the web advert, but she got much more!

At first she was sent one ringtone a day, but eventually she was getting up to three a day – and it was costing her £1.50 a time.

She told her dad and he eventually got all their money back.

 

Read the full story on the Newsround website:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_7480000/newsid_7481800/7481854.stm

6 thoughts on “What would your parents say? (Newsround Story)

  1. (i) I had a good time at my school 2! Imoan! lol! What did you do? My tutor has a snake in the classroom! Its called Custard! Im in the same form as Lauren and hs called Dr Milligan!

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