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Kid buys $250 in Pokémon merch with sleeping mom's thumbprint in app heist of the century

Kid buys $250 in Pokémon merch with sleeping mom's thumbprint in app heist of the century

Eric Frederiksen

I use the fingerprint sensor for lots of stuff on my Samsung Galaxy S6. With a light brush of my finger, I'm in my phone and working. Arkansas mother Bethany Howell was a fan of Apple's Touch ID, too, until it cost her $250. Remember that scene in the first Mission: Impossible movie where Tom Cruise is hanging by a rope in the CIA's air-gap computer safe, catching that droplet of sweat...