This is how it all began, innocently enough (from MarketWatch; 7 minute read):
I was at my desk the other day when my phone buzzed out a warning: My credit card had just been charged $1. No such dollar had been spent by me, but I didn’t think much of the notification. Typically, such unexpected charges have perfectly legitimate explanations given my various subscriptions and recurring monthly charges, all of which come at different and unexpected times.
How does a $1 charge turn into $15,000 worth of American Girl dolls? Read the article and find out!
Questions for your students: