These cell phone users opened bills to discover astronomical charges
Chances are, at the end of the month, you’ve torn open an envelope with your cell phone bill and felt the blood rush from your head. But have you ever seen something like this? Earlier this month, a woman in southwestern France found waiting for her a cell phone bill for nearly $15 quadrillion – that’s a 15 with 15 zeros! “There were so many zeros I couldn’t even work out how much it was,” she said.
The bill, of course, was an error — the real amount was about $149 — but surely enough to make even the most liberal cell phone user shudder. Those people, then, might want to cover their eyes. In honour of the $15 quadrillion charge, here are the stories behind a few more cell phone bills from hell.
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