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August 15, 2018, 07:29:18 AM
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I wanted to renew my domain on Namecheap using bitcoins. They use BitPay so had to rely on that broken system. I was supposed to pay $21 but ended up paying  $280!

I got a link from bitpay which I copied in my electrum wallet to make the payment  : Here's the transaction id : https://www.blockchain.com/btc/tx/f5e25b3df9c310a437afa09262c8459c6e09fbe91a3047e0fcad8db2eb5786c6

The transaction involves two addresses getting paid

1. https://www.blockchain.com/btc/address/1D4wwatMuhNrBjUh7cmmrCiNcXT91sPU3u (0.003326 BTC) which is my domain renewal fee of $20.
2. https://www.blockchain.com/btc/address/1L6gCMNVr4E8ohyo25s3WoDpS2NmYBFPrQ (0.044912 BTC) which has everything else from my wallet.

I didn't send any transaction manually, just copied the link from bitpay and pasted it in my electrum. What went wrong? Is there a way to contact bitpay support?

EDIT : Almost forgot about Electrum's Change Wallet Addresses Smiley The new address was generated by electrum and coins are safe there Smiley

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