Monday, 20 August, 2018

$284 Billion in Electric Bill - Woman Says WOW

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Scott Davis | 27 December, 2017, 04:34

She was charged $284 billion by Penelec, her electricity provider. The "good news" was that her minimum payment was only $28,176.

Horomanski told Go Erie that her eyes "just about popped out of [her] head" when she saw it.

REUTERS/Rick WilkingU.S. currency and coins in a vault at a bank in Westminster, Colorado.

A Pennsylvania mom was briefly terrified that her family's Christmas lights might have led to a whopping $284 billion electric bill.

It was only after Horomanski's online statement was fixed that it reflected the due amount as $284.46.




Luckily the company gave her a pretty lenient deadline to pay it off.

First Energy claims a decimal point was mistakenly moved to the wrong place, which sent Mary Horomanski a bill that was larger than the national debt of Argentina, New Zealand, or Taiwan.

"I can't recall ever seeing a bill for billions of dollars", Durbin said, adding that while he does not know how the error happened, it's obviously a few orders of magnitude out of line. "We appreciate the customer's willingness to reach out to us about the mistake", Durbin told the newspaper.

The stunned homeowner was, however, given the leeway to pay the massive amount on her electric bill by November 2018. She jokingly told her son that she wanted a heart monitor for Christmas after seeing this year's bill.

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