Mistake leaves Ohio man with $16M cable TV charge

Mar 25, 2011 Full story: WKYC-TV Cleveland 6

An Ohio man says his payment for television service was rejected because it wouldn't cover the $16.4 million he was told he owed Time Warner Cable instead of the usual $80. Daniel DeVirgilio of Beavercreek tells the Dayton Daily News he wanted to watch the NCAA basketball tournament's Sweet 16 but didn't expect it to cost a million dollars per ...

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“Purple girl in a purple world”

Since: Apr 08

Plum, Purplonia

#1 Mar 25, 2011
That is surely a lot of pay per view and pornos.

“youbeateverythin g youknowthat ”

Since: Apr 07

Buffalo, NY

#2 Mar 25, 2011
I don't blame TWC...gas prices are rising you know.

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#3 Mar 25, 2011
Did his team win?
CharlesP

Cartersville, GA

#4 Mar 25, 2011
Customer service representatives for the cable company told the customer that he should just pay the 16 MILLION dollars, and IF an error is found later, the company will issue a company credit (but NOT A REFUND).
-----I am kidding!

Since: Aug 09

Tappahannock, VA

#5 Mar 25, 2011
These sorts of embarrassments are why many cable systems won't offer those hard core, audit channels.

“Purple girl in a purple world”

Since: Apr 08

Plum, Purplonia

#6 Mar 25, 2011
corrective_unconscious wrote:
These sorts of embarrassments are why many cable systems won't offer those hard core, audit channels.
Except his bill was much more obscene than any porn he could have watched.

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