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TODAY   |  December 16, 2013

Anonymous tipper leaving thousands of dollars

An anonymous tipper is making holiday dreams come true for some lucky restaurant servers all around the country, leaving thousands of dollars in tips. Suspicions of the generous customer’s identity are falling toward Jack Selby, a former PayPal vice president.

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>> let's see what tamron is doing.

>> we heard of random acts of kindness or pay it forward. there's something else on the internet that captivated the attention of so many people. it's on instagram. it's called tips for jesus. around the world, someone has been giving out huge tips. i'm not talking a couple of hundred dollars. this type was $5,000 in connecticut. this is all anonymous. this tip popped up recently in mexico, another $5,000 tip on a $577 bill at this restaurant. so there's multiple ones. it's gone on for about three months. in total tens of thousands of dollars given out on this account and guys no one knows who it is. there's one suspicion that's out there. it could be this guy. he's the executive for paypal. he has not confirmed or denied but he did send out a story on his facebook page about these tips. what do you think?

>> i don't know.

>> i need a little more information.

>> you need more information on tens of thousands of dollars given out anonymously just from the heart.

>> no, whether it's this guy.

>> i know. we should invite him on. if you're available, give us a call, in the orange room , we want to know if it's you.

>> what's the number?