The hilarious and terrible thing about this is that she would have been on the hook for a minimum payment in December of $28,156 had she not gotten that bill adjusted. That was pretty bad, but not quite as bad as the bill for $284 billion one Pennsylvania woman ended up getting from her electricity provider this month.
After speaking with her son, who promptly contacted the utility company, she learned that the entire episode had thankfully been nothing more than a weird error.
A spokesperson for Penelec's parent company said he doesn't know how the mistake happened. Horomanski has got over her scare now and can even make jokes about the incident.
Horomanski, suspecting that something was off with her bill, sent a text message to her son to contact the electric company about the issue. As the Erie Times-News reported, that is more than the combined national debts of Hungary and South Africa.
In another case a Florida man opened up a bill for $12,000 from his electric company. Somehow, a decimal place in the customer's normal bill total took a bit of a holiday vacation and traveled several decimal places to the right, turning a $284.46 total into something much, much higher.
Cuomo said New Yorkers understand their city is an global target "for many who would like to make a statement" against freedom. President Donald Trump has been briefed on the situation, so far the White House has not released a statement.
They are good - that's why they are at Liverpool - but they need to be consistently good because we are Liverpool . Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has admitted that the signing of Mo Salah was down to his scouting department.
His struggles previous year , coupled with his forearm woes, meant that Baltimore should have been looking to move on. Regardless, the injury to Zach Britton just delivered another body blow to an already downtrodden Orioles fanbase.
Amazon issued an after-Christmas press release - as always, it talked a lot about its services but was shy on details. Despite the perks, it's not clear how many of Amazon's millions of new Prime members will stick around.
For the last several weeks, there has been high anticipation for the release of Dave Chappelle's upcoming standup comedy special. You'll either catch a classic or be surprised by a deep cut you haven't thought about in forever, like " Wrap It Up ".
It now seems that there is a possibility to discover additional terror tunnels, which challenges Hamas from restraining itself. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, speaking in Paris, described the new system as a "tremendous technological innovation".
Russian Federation willing to mediate US-North Korea talks
Earlier this month, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the USA was ready to open talks with Pyongyang "without preconditions". The Trump administration has sent mixed messages about its willingness to reignite diplomatic talks with North Korea.
Sid Meier's Civilization VI Now Available on the Apple iPad
Aspyr has said, however, that they plan to implement DLC sometime in the future even if they can't now guarantee a timeline. Luckily, Civilization VI is on sale for two weeks at $29.99 on the App Store , afterwards it will bump back up to $59.99.
First pictures: 2019 Jeep Cherokee teased
The 2019 Jeep Cherokee features a completely restyled front end that is less polarizing, but also a bit less distinct. Jeep promises a "new, authentic and more premium design" and "even more fuel-efficient powertrain choices".
Bitcoin Cash makes waves as it becomes available on Coinbase
While Bitcoin Cash traded elsewhere in the $3,000-$3,500 range, it skyrocketed to $9,500 at Coinbase , when trading was halted. According to media reports, Coinbase fears its own workers might have exploited the exchange's foray into the cryptocurrency.
Facebook testing a Snooze button to mute people and pages
Facebook is slowly rolling out the Snooze feature and it may take a few days for people to see it in their news feeds. However, in essence all these functions are aimed at giving you control over what you see on your Facebook Newsfeed.
When to watch the year's best meteor shower
You'll be able to see the Geminids anywhere in the sky from dusk until dawn but the rates will be higher from midnight. They will come from the east, appearing to originate from the Gemini constellation twins Castor and Pollux.
Real Madrid reach World Club Cup final
The victor , scored by super sub Gareth Bale, sealed the end of the dream for Al Jazira . Al Jazira then came close to being TWO goals up against the European champions.
PM Abbasi arrives in Istanbul to attend OIC summit on Jerusalem
He reiterated his country's support for the Palestinians until they establish their "full state with Jerusalem as its capital". The president will deliver a speech at the emergency meeting on the holy city of al-Quds (Jerusalem), he added in his tweet.