Imagine checking your PayPal account to find you had accidentally been credited with more money than the world’s annual gross domestic product.
That’s what happened to Pennsylvania’s Chris Reynolds, who buys and sells car parts online.
Of course, there’s one major catch: Reynolds never technically was in possession of any of the accidentally credited funds.
"I'm just feeling like a million bucks," Reynolds said when asked about the technical glitch . When Reynolds then went to check his actual funds available on the site, he saw the amount was, in fact, zero.
PayPal hasn’t commented on the flub but Reynolds was quick to offer his thoughts on how he theoretically would spend the $92,233,720,368,547,800 that initially showed up in his account.
"I'm a very responsible guy," he said. "I would pay the national debt down first. Then I would buy the Phillies, if I could get a great price."
In a separate interview, Reynolds said he routinely exchanges about $100 a month through the site. AndRead More »from PayPal accidentally adds $92 quadrillion to man’s account