GO
Loading...

Oops! PayPal accidentally credits man $92 quadrillion

Milan Zeremski | E+ | Getty Images

A Pennsylvania PR executive opened up his June email statement from PayPal to discover...he was the richest man in the world, according to a report from CNN. His account balance read $92,233,720,368,547,800.

But it was fleeting. PayPal corrected the error by the time he logged in. But it did offer to make a charity donation on his behalf to make up for the confusion. CNN has the full story here.

Contact U.S. News

  • CNBC NEWSLETTERS

    Get the best of CNBC in your inbox

    To learn more about how we use your information,
    please read our Privacy Policy.
    › Learn More

Don't Miss

U.S. Video

  • CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today. Europe was up almost 7 percent for the month, in spite of events in Greece.

  • Bentley has released its own line of furniture, and the prices are just what you'd expect. CNBC's Robert Frank reports.

  • Nick Bilton, New York Times, discusses Twitter board member Jack Dorsey's defense of CEO Dick Costolo.