A concerned mother’s Facebook post has gone viral after she discovered her 8-year-old daughter had amassed RM1,550 (about US$332) through gambling at school. The daughter, who typically received RM50 (US$11) per week for expenses, insisted on buying an RM899 (US$197.78) bag, claiming her friends had the same one.
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When the mother questioned the source of the extra money, the daughter confessed to gambling during school breaks. The mother, unsure how to react, turned to Facebook for advice. This revelation has raised concerns about children’s access to money and the influence of affluent peers in international schools.