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Burger King has confused a whole group of people by emailing them a blank receipt, with many joking that they've made a 'Whopper' of a mistake.
In the early hours of this morning (9 August), customers started receiving emails saying 'thanks for ordering from Burger King' – despite the fact that they hadn't placed an order.
But when they opened the messages, they were faced with a completely blank statement, causing a great deal of confusion.
Sharing a screenshot of the unsolicited receipt, one Twitter user wrote: "@BurgerKing what’s up with the random blank receipt? I definitely didn’t order anything at 2:05am when this came though."
Another said: "@BurgerKingUK I have just received an official but 'blank' receipt (In Finnish) for an online order. Yet I have not made any order with Burger King.....nor am I in Finland... #BurgerMe."
"Just got a blank receipt from Burger King, which is weird since I don't even buy the food ever #burgerking," added a third, while a fourth commented, "Got the Burger King blank receipt email at 6:05am!"
Others were just relieved to know they weren't alone, including this person who said: "I oddly feel better knowing I wasn’t the only one who got a random, blank Burger King receipt email."
I oddly feel better knowing I wasn’t the only one who got a random, blank Burger King receipt email.— Tori Mikulan (@the_vic_mik) August 9, 2022
A second chimed in: "Very glad I'm not the only one who got a blank burger king receipt email."
YouTuber 8BE even shared a video in which he jokingly gives the company a telling off for 'scaring me at 11pm at night' with the blank email.
"If you got the Burger King app, you got scared for a second," he said. "I mean, are we being hacked? Is somebody trying to get late night munchies off of my PayPal account? I don't know."
The vlogger continued: "Either way, I'm glad I'm not alone in this. I checked Twitter and apparently even the verge.com wrote an article about this."
As for the reason behind the midnight messages, no one is entirely sure whether it's the result of a hacker or simply a technical fault from Burger King's end.
The Verge suggested that since many of those who received the email don't recall ever setting up an account with the fast food giant, it could just be a system change that sent out mass blank orders to everyone on their marketing database.
But for now this is all speculation – to try and get to the bottom of the unusual predicament, LADbible has contacted Burger King for a comment.