Recently, a student in China did not hesitate to spend 9,800 yuan (about 36 million VND) in lucky money to buy game cards to serve his passion.
For teenagers and children, Ultraman card – a product inspired by classic characters on the small screen, is no longer strange and very popular. These cards range in price from 1 to several hundred dollars. At Ultraman card dealers, there are advertisements that say: “A card will be worth hundreds or thousands of yuan after two years.”
Recently, there was a buzz on Weibo about a 10-year-old student who bought 9,800 yuan in Ultraman card money in 10 days. It is known that this is the amount of money the boy was given to celebrate the Lunar New Year holiday. He is a 5th grader in Henan (China).
The boy’s mother said that the boy’s pocket money was only provided for less than 100 yuan, but in fact, he has now spent nearly 10,000 yuan to buy the card. According to the child, he wanted to go buy snacks, and the shopkeeper recommended this card. “Convenience store owner said it’s better to buy a card. These cards can still be sold for cash.” The student also added – “I wanted to buy cards for one or two dollars at first, but the boss said the cards were not good so I bought more than three hundred dollars. The owner also told me not to tell my parents about the cards I bought from him.”
When asked about this incident, the owner of this store said that it is not their fault that children come to buy cards, it is the parents who need to review how to carefully manage their children. Currently, the law enforcement agency in Henan – China has stepped in.
According to the provisions of the Civil Code of China, a minor over 8 years old is a person with limited civil act capacity, the performance of a civil act is performed by their legal representative or authorized by law. consent and approval of the legal representative. That is to say, store owners should not only not use words to instruct children to spend large amounts of money, but also have a responsibility to persuade and prevent minors from engaging in such consumption behavior.
This also means that the aforementioned shop owner is in danger of being held responsible before the law for his act of luring this schoolboy to buy his card-games, while this is also a crime. Alarm bells with parents about guiding their children in spending and managing money sensibly.
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