PayPal pays man $92 quadrillion accidentally

$92 quadrillion, that is 92 and 15 zeros; it’s 92,000,000,000,000,000. It’s a lot of money!

A lot of money

So when PayPal gave a man from Pennsylvania $92,000,000,000,000,000 you can imagine his (and their) reaction.

With that amount of money he would have been richer than Bill Gates, Michael Bloomberg and Larry Page combined. He could have literally bought everything in the world ever and lived off the interest for an eternity.

Sadly it wasn’t to be, what PayPal giveth, PayPal taketh away. Moments later the computer error was fixed and Christopher Reynolds was a lowly PR executive again.

Mr Reynolds said ‘It’s a curious thing; I don’t know maybe someone was having fun.’

PayPal admitted: ‘This is obviously an error and we appreciate that Mr Reynolds understood that this was the case.’

Oh well Christopher, better luck next time.


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