Day 1: My friend used his credit card to buy something using Paypal. The amount in Philippine Peso is substantially significant to ignore it. Since this item he is buying gave him an option to course his payment through Paypal, he opted to use the system. He is not new to the Paypal system since he has used it for his E-bay account (that's another story). Anyway, he used a different credit card this time since his main credit card will not be able to reach the required credit to pay for this item. Just as usual, he received an e-mail notification that he has successfully purchased his item.
The Paypal receipt notification goes like this: (Please note details have been removed to protect the privacy of the buyer and seller:
--- On Fri, 7/9/10, email@example.com
Subject: Receipt for Your Payment to xxx
Date: Friday, 9 July, 2010, 10:05 AM
PayPal logo Jul 8, 2010 19:05:05 PDT
Transaction ID: xxx
You sent a payment of xxx PHP to xxx (xxx)
It may take a few moments for this transaction to appear in your account.
Instructions to merchant
You haven't entered any instructions.
Shipping address - unconfirmed
The seller hasn’t provided any shipping details yet.
Description Unit price Qty Amount
Subtotal xxx PHP
Total xxx PHP
Payment xxx PHP
Charge will appear on your credit card statement as "PAYPAL *xxx"
Payment sent to xxx
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