The kind of lucky windfalls I get are like, finding $1 in a coat pocket I haven’t worn in a long time. But while it would be way more fun to accidentally receive a PayPal balance of $92,233,720,368,547,800, it’d hurt a lot less to have $1 taken away than those quadrillions.
A man in Pennsylvania says he had a bit of a shocker upon glancing at his PayPal account last week when he opened his monthly emailed statement, reports the Daily News. Spoiler alert: He did not get to keep the money. Sigh.
“I’m just feeling like a million bucks,” he told the Daily News, despite the fact that he doesn’t in fact, have a million bucks. “At first I thought that I owed quadrillions. It was quite a big surprise.”
Once he logged onto the site, however, he saw a balance of zero, and all the air went out of his newly rich tires. Even though he wasn’t about to be rolling in dough, a charitable force overtook him and he donated $30 to a local political campaign.