CNN — It was an all-you-can-eat buffet for a Michigan boy last weekend.
Six-year-old Mason Stonehouse was playing on his dad’s phone before bedtime and spent about $1,000 on Grubhub orders.
The food started coming to the Chesterfield Township family’s home near Detroit around 9 pm Saturday night. And it kept coming.
The Stonehouse family’s Ring camera footage shows delivery after delivery coming to the door. Mason’s dad, Keith, was bewildered – until he figured out what happened.
“I said, ‘What is going on? Why are you bringing me food?” his perplexed dad asked a food delivery driver according to an interview with CNN affiliate WDIV-TV.
“Mason’s parents said it will take some time before he gets his phone privileges back.”
It finally clicked with him that he let his son use his phone earlier that night, telling the TV station that Mason was “going to town” with the Grubhub app.
Mason ordered basically every food that ever existed, including shrimp, salads, shawarma, chicken pita wraps, sandwiches, chili cheese fries and multiple orders of ice cream.
So much food was ordered that Keith’s bank sent him a fraud alert declining a $400 order of pizza.
His father tried calling the restaurants to stop the orders once he figured out what had happened, but they told him to contact Grubhub …