A rare online game these days is complete without loot boxes and microtransactions. Although adult gamers for the most part have a bad attitude towards such impudent attempts to extract money from users, the younger public does not see anything particularly terrible in this – and this leads to sad (if not funny) consequences.
For example, recently there was news on the network about an 18-year-old girl from Singapore who spent more than $ 20 thousand (1.5 million rubles) on prayers at Genshin Impact. And everything would be great, but the money was not hers – she “borrowed” the funds from her father, using his credit card. Without demand, of course.
The not-so-tricky scam came to light when the bank called the unsuspecting parent. At first, he did not believe what had happened and took the interlocutors for ordinary swindlers, but that was not the case. It is worth noting that the bank still returned $ 7 thousand to the discouraged man – the situation turned out to be too ugly.