The name of said app was I Am Rich. So far, so tasteless. But what did it do? Well, not much. Once downloaded, iPhone owners saw a large glowing purple gemstone appear on the handset. That’s it. But the real killer was the price. It cost a wallet-scorching $999.99.
Staggeringly, around eight iPhone owners paid for the app. Alas, history does not record how they felt after handing over their wad of virtual greenbacks, but you can imagine they weren’t best pleased. Either that or they were rich enough to be blithely uncaring about being ripped off.
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