http://www.kmov.com/news/News_OffBeat/kmov_offbeatnews_020531_teenspendingspree.5cecc13.html 05/31/2002 Rogers, Ohio (AP) -- A 13-year-old boy spent about $2 million in a science class buying a helicopter, a jet and other items over the Internet using a password belonging to a friend's mother, authorities said. The Columbiana County Sheriff's Department said the boy made the purchases May 24 on the eBay auction website using a computer at Beaver Middle School in this eastern Ohio town about 40 miles south of Youngstown. The purchases included a $1.1 million helicopter  and a $199,000 jet , authorities said. The boy also bought motorcycles and a pickup truck, they said. The woman discovered the purchases the day the helicopter's owner called and asked how she intended to pay for the aircraft. She is having the purchases canceled, a sheriff's spokesman said. The boy's actions are under review within the county's juvenile justice system. School officials are considering disciplining the boy, Principal Tom Sapp said.  http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1831719857 ? http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/ebayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1831851081&r=0&t=0 - ISN is currently hosted by Attrition.org To unsubscribe email majordomoat_private with 'unsubscribe isn' in the BODY of the mail.
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