Pennsylvania woman receives $284 billion electric bill

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Mary Horomanski received an electric bill for more than $284 billion.

A U.S. woman got the shock of her life after receiving an electricity bill of US$284.46 billion (NZ$404.53 billion). She wondered if her family had put up the Christmas lights incorrectly.

Horomanski checked her account statement online earlier this month and saw that she was being zapped for $284,460,000,000 by Penelec, her electric provider.

"My eyes just about popped out of my head", Horomanski told local news outlet GoErie. Her first payment for December was only $28,156.

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.

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Horomanski texted her son who got in touch with Penelec to determine the actual amount.

"I can't recall ever seeing a bill for billions of dollars", said Mark Durbin, the representative for the company, as per reports. A spokesperson for Penelec said the company was investigating the error and that it involved moving a decimal point by mistake.

After reaching out to the electric company, the bill was soon corrected to $284.46.

"I told him I want a heart monitor", she said.

The woman was rather amused about the ordeal and cracked a joke to her son about what she now wanted for the holiday season.