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PayPal Users Charged as Much as $4,000 For Mac OS X Lion!

PayPal Users Charged as Much as $4,000 For Mac OS X Lion!

Posted July 27, 2011 at 9:03pm by iClarified · 15255 views

Multiple PayPal users have been incorrectly charged for purchasing Mac OS X Lion from the App Store. One user claims to have received a bill of nearly $4,000 for the $30 software.

The glitch will show up in PayPal accounts as multiple $29.99 charges, however in Apple's purchase history, there is only one purchase. Users have reached out to Apple, but have not been able to get a refund yet. Both companies are blaming each other for the overcharge, but are claiming that they are investigating.

The story started on the Official Apple Support Forums which was filled with users who were mistakenly overcharged for Lion. So far this problem has only been connected to users who have a PayPal account. Paypal says the multiple charges came from the iTunes store, but Apple claims the iTunes store only charges users once.

Some have reported getting hit with overdraft fees and other charges because of the mistaken multiple charges. Fortunately, Apple is investigating the cause of this glitch, but for now we recommended not using PayPal to purchase Lion from the App Store.

via Apple Insider

PayPal Users Charged as Much as $4,000 For Mac OS X Lion!
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Sub Han Widjaja
Sub Han Widjaja - July 29, 2011 at 1:45pm
They are both Liars. No wonder blaming each other. It happened to me when purchased an iPad in Sydney. Apple never gave an invoice tax but instead of apologize, he said it's already been sent and email. Paypal hold my money recently for weeks for no reason. Paypal could not answer when I called asking why they did that. Blaming on the supplier. Then I emailed the supplier. He did not hold my money, not even a dime. It is kind of a culture. Paypal stole your money and hold it for weeks, trying to be a f.... robinhood.
Hirok Ghosh
Hirok Ghosh - July 28, 2011 at 8:40am
Apple Fucks up once more.... Is Apple going the way of the Microsoft finally? When the company grows bigs and success is generally blooming, is this what happens? Patent trolling... Over-changing customers... Crappy Software or buggy software (Apples Pro Video Editing Programme comes to mind..._ Well give apple some lee-way but for how long?
Anonymous - July 28, 2011 at 5:42am
This is why us Anonymous is boycotting paypal. They think they can do whatever they want when ever they want and get away with it. Join us to fight back against PayPal. Never Forget, Never Forgive, Anonymous 4ever.
vix - July 28, 2011 at 5:41pm
PayPal is the worst. Why would anyone use paypal is beyond me!
Sub Han Widjaja
Sub Han Widjaja - July 29, 2011 at 1:51pm
Agree with U. Boycott Paypal. They are a f..u...c..k...i...n..g Online Robber. The untouchables. Don't use Paypal if You don't want to get robbed.
What!? - July 28, 2011 at 12:22am
If you install pirated software don't bitch when your computer shows up w/ a worm or you get hacked
DacksMac - July 28, 2011 at 12:35am
That's retarded. Believe it or not, 98% of pirated software is virus free. Good try though. Shit, I have even bought software and uploaded it for people to download via torrent for free. Give and take
ToRRent - July 27, 2011 at 9:58pm
Thank God I pirated this software off
Pain Reaper
Pain Reaper - July 27, 2011 at 9:41pm
Can't they (Apple, PayPal or the customers bank) see where the money ends up.. If they end up at PayPal they should refund, if it ends up at Apple then Apple does the refud..(?)
Jorge Figueroa
Jorge Figueroa - July 28, 2011 at 2:39pm
No one is inteligemt enough to do that.
6italia0 - July 27, 2011 at 9:35pm
haha I just searched google for the free download and got osx lion free=D so this is very funny to meXD
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