The account owner Chris Reynold a resident of Delaware County said that he initially thought it was a debt, until he realized they had credited his account.
The email he was sent by the company stated that his balance stood at $92,233,720,368,547,800, although when he went to check the figure on the website, it showed a more usual balance of zero.
That amount of money is roughly equivalent to 14 months worth of the entire planet’s Gross Domestic Productivity.
Reynolds has been a PayPal customer for about 10 years, using it mainly for eBay transactions.
A side note, this reveals that in some way, the PayPal account balance tables in their database has the ability to carry values greater than the planet’s annual GDP — which maybe an indication of how large the firm thinks its financial services will grow to in the future.