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14 yo from England runs up a $6000 cell phone bill on vacation in NYC.

Seen this on Yahoo.
Really, they didn't know it cost more to use their cell phones out of their own country?
I did.

 
louise2

Asked by louise2 at 5:12 PM on Jul. 12, 2013 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (9)
  • There goes that boy's hopes of getting a car at sixteen, I bet.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 12:32 AM on Jul. 16, 2013

  • How ridiculous for the phone company to let it get that high without some alert.
    DSamuels

    Answer by DSamuels at 8:22 PM on Jul. 12, 2013

  • Wow- that is outrageous!!!
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 6:23 PM on Jul. 12, 2013

  • Holy shiz. That's insane and outrageous. My kid would be getting a job or jobs pronto!
    JackieGirl007

    Answer by JackieGirl007 at 6:26 PM on Jul. 12, 2013

  • wow ridiculous
    smiley745

    Answer by smiley745 at 7:22 PM on Jul. 12, 2013

  • If the company doesn't send a text alert or something, then at the very least they need to reduce that bill. That's outrageous & people just don't have that kind of money. I hope the will be reasonable w/ these people.
    mrsmom110

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 8:57 PM on Jul. 12, 2013

  • When I said THEY. I meant the parent, not the 14yo DD.
    louise2

    Comment by louise2 (original poster) at 5:17 PM on Jul. 12, 2013

  • Yikes!
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 11:41 PM on Jul. 12, 2013

  • I know several people who have international plans that didn't work properly - it charged them the regular int'l rate instead of the one they were supposed to get by paying extra per month. It took months and lots of legal threats to get the charges undone.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 11:58 PM on Jul. 12, 2013

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