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Boy Opens, Exploits Xbox Live Account With Mom's Credit Card

brendan matthewsSingle mother Dawn Matthews received an extremely unwelcome (although increasingly common) letter recently. After she allowed her 11-year-old son, Brendan Jordan, to create an Xbox Live account -- with her credit card information -- he subsequently racked up £1,082.52 (almost $2,000) in charges. The compassionate mother apparently hasn't punished her son, but she did tell the Daily Mail that Brendan remorsefully "burst into tears." Well, that statement should certainly be punishment enough. Have fun in school tomorrow, kid.

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