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PayPal makes man a quadrillionaire

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A Philadelphia man said he felt like a million bucks recently after checking on his PayPal account.

Chris Reynolds told the Philadelphia Daily News that he uses PayPal occasionally when buying and selling items on eBay. His balance rarely gets over $100.

But a monthly statement from the online money transfer company listed his balance on Friday as $92,233,720,368,547,800.

"At first I thought that I owed quadrillions. It was quite a big surprise," he told the newspaper.

Reynolds said with that kind of money he would pay of his own debt and then the national debt. He might also buy the Phillies.

But his life as a quadrillionaire was short lived.

When he logged in to his PayPal account he saw his balance was really zero.

"This is obviously an error and we appreciate that Mr. Reynolds understood this was the case," PayPal said in a statement.

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