This serve as Warning!

Becareful and look after your childrens

Several years ago, several American children accidentally ordered hundreds of dollars of toys and games thru Amazon. Some of them just talked to Alexa and made their orders. Last month, I saw a boy ordered a toy worth 4K pesos thru an online selling platform. The mother was forced to pay the expensive toy because it was delivered to their home.
Lately, an 8 year old boy from Davao City unknowingly ordered 100K pesos worth of mobile games using his father’s debit card in just two days. The boy actually spent a sum of P100,000 for a total of 58 games and other paid versions within the downloaded gaming apps. The father was still in the process of getting a refund on the purchased games.

This should serve as a warning to all you parents out there. You should never store your ATM, debit and credit card information in any online selling platform like Lazada, Shopee, Galleon, Carnival, Zalora, Google Play, etc. You should also not store these information in any online wallet like Alipay, Paypal, GCash, PayMaya, Apple Pay, etc.
You should make sure that you don’t store the PIN, passwords, or any confidential information. You should put some parental controls, require passwords and two factor authentications to consummate the payment transaction.

You don’t want to be surprised in your monthly billing statement with such a large bill. You also don’t want your savings account to be zero or have a minimum balance. Start removing any financial info and adding passwords in your smartphones or any mobile device.

Mike Mar

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