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Texas Woman’s Electric Bill Tops $1 Million

And you think your electricity bill is high? Well an Abilene, Texas woman recently opened her latest statement to find out she had been charged nearly $1.4 million.

Kristin Harriger  immediately called her provider, Potentia Energy. She quickly learned that her bill was an error.

The utility provider also excused a $66,000 late fee listed on the bill.

Potentia told the Abilene Reporter-News it had flagged the bill and had marked it to be held, but the bill mistakenly got sent out.

The bill said Harriger was being charged 100,000 cents, or $1,000, per kilowatt hour. The normal rate ranges from 8.2 cents to 12.1 cents.

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