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French Woman Owed Huge Telephone Bill

Oct 12, 2012 (Morning Edition) — She received a telephone bill, and immediately noticed something wrong. The number showing how many euros she owed had the decimal point in the wrong spot and an extra 12 zeroes added. She owed 11 quadrillion euros.The company finally relented it was a mistake.

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