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My $50,000 Twitter Username Was Stolen Thanks to PayPal and GoDaddy
I had a rare Twitter username, @N. Yep, just one letter. I’ve been offered as much as $50,000 for it. People have tried to steal it. Password reset instructions are a regular sight in my email inbox. As of today, I no longer control @N. I was extorted into giving it up.

While eating lunch on January 20, 2014, I received a text message from PayPal for one-time validation code. Somebody was trying to steal my PayPal account. I ignored it and continued eating.

Full article

https://medium.com/@N/how-i-lost-my-50-000-twitter-username-24eb09e026dd

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