News Exercise #246

1 How much does Fortnite cost to play, and how does the company make a profit?
2 What was the boy’s mother’s reaction?
3 What did the scammer do to him?

Answers:
1 How much does Fortnite cost to play, and how does the company make a profit?
It is free to play, and players pay for the avatar’s extra clothes, ‘gold’ skins and accessories.
2 What was the boy’s mother’s reaction?
She said that it was a lesson learned, and it it was an eye opener.
3 What did the scammer do to him?
The scammer had access to the boy’s mother’s credit card to purchases within the game. The scammer also “killed off” the teen’s character after the boy had invested $300 in it. The scammer also changed the boy’s email password and backup details, meaning the boy has no access to his own email account.

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