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#808279 - 17th Jul 2013 3:08pm PayPal accidentally gives man $92 quadrillion
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$92quadrillian is a lot of money. Itís 97,000 times the UKís national debt, its 92 and 15 zeros, itís 92,000,000,000,000,000. Itís lot of money.

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

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#808321 - 17th Jul 2013 5:49pm Re: PayPal accidentally gives man $92 quadrillion [Re: Mark]
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Love it. What he should have done is transferred a load to an interest account got a load of interest before giving it back to paypal. The banks make money on non existant money (just numbers in a computer) so why not us.

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#808425 - 18th Jul 2013 12:00am Re: PayPal accidentally gives man $92 quadrillion [Re: fish5133]
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All I keep getting are con-merchants trying to get me to reveal my account's details.

This is the latest one received this evening:

Dear customer,
We received a request to reset the password associated with your account.
This request was generated by a user from IP address ???????? clicking the "Forgot Password" . If you did not request to have your password reset,



Please take advantage of our verification process and decrease your fraud risks



What you can do to minimise fraudulent transactions?
1.Download the attached document and open it in a secure browser .
2.Follow the instructions.




Thank you
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Couldn't you just wring their necks? Somewhere out there, there will be some unsuspecting soul who falls for this scam. I have forwarded it to spoofs@paypal.com Not that they will follow it up.

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