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Toddler accidentally buys car on eBay using dad’s smartphone

Fourteen-month-old Sorella Stoute placed the winning bid for the motor.

Sorella, probably buying all the upgrades on Candy Crush Saga
Sorella, probably buying all the upgrades on Candy Crush Saga
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A 14-MONTH-OLD toddler accidentally bought a car on her dad’s credit card, using his smartphone.

Sorella Stoute was playing with her dad’s phone when she unwittingly opened up the eBay app and placed the winning bid on a classic motor.

The first dad Paul knew of it was when he got an email notification telling him he’d won the auction on a 1962 Austin Healey Sprite, ABC News reports.

The motor is in… fixer-upper condition. Here it is:

Screengrab CBS News

Luckily, it could have been worse. The car cost $225.

“Fortunately, she didn’t buy the $38,000 Porsche,” Paul told KPTV.

The Oregon family are keeping the car, and Paul said he wants to fix it up and present it to his daughter for her high school graduation.

They’ve also added password protection to their phones.

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