Violinists, and String Players! Can anyone verify the veracity of this story? It's almost too ridiculous to be true:
An antique violin was sold online to someone who paid $2500 for it over PayPal. The buyer disputed the authenticity of the violin -- which had been authenticated by a top luthier -- and PayPal, rather than having the violin returned to the seller, instructed the buyer that he could have his money back if he destroyed the violin. He did, and sent the photo of the destroyed violin to the seller and PayPal.
PAYPAL THEN TOOK THE $2500 BACK FROM THE SELLER AND GAVE IT TO THE BUYER!
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