A Chilean teenager and her mother spent a fortune flying to Britain to meet their movie hero Daniel Radcliffe only to discover they were the victims of an internet hoax.

The unnamed teenager thought she had befriended the HARRY POTTER star after chatting to him online - he even extended her a visit to fly to London and meet him.

But when they arrived at the young Brit's house his father told the pair they had been duped.

24/03/2004 09:40