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#188719 - 14th Dec 2007 4:05am $85k Phone Bill!
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Originally Posted By: BBC News
A Canadian man has been shocked to receive a mobile phone bill for nearly $85,000 (41,000).

Piotr Staniaszek thought he could use his new phone as a modem for his computer under his $10 unlimited mobile browser plan from Bell Mobility.

He downloaded high-definition movies and other large files unaware that this incurred massive extra charges.

Bell Mobility has since lowered the bill to $3,243, but Mr Staniaszek says he intends to fight the charges anyway.

Wow! I am speechless lol!

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#188720 - 14th Dec 2007 4:14am Re: $85k Phone Bill! [Re: MattLFC]
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and here i am in work now with my phone connected to the laptop to read this very thread! haha T-mobile web n walk is the sh!t! 7.50 a month and its quick as too!

gutted for the bloke tho. it is easily done.

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#188780 - 14th Dec 2007 7:22pm Re: $85k Phone Bill! [Re: Wheels]
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