$92quadrillian is a lot of money. It's
97,000 times the UK's national debt, its 92
and 15 zeros, it's
92,000,000,000,000,000. It's lot of
So when PayPal gave a man from
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.
Speaking to CNN, 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.'