Ken Slusher reveals that he is now being pursued by debt collectors and he fears that an offer on his dream home will fall through.
A man is reportedly being hounded by debt collectors and fears losing his dream home after being hit with a £1.4 MILLION phone bill.
Ken Slusher says a number of errors caused him to run up a bill of $2,156,593.64 for just one month’s use.
The dad, from Damascus in Oregon, reportedly opened an account with mobile phone provider Verizon in November, the Daily News reported.
He and his girlfriend each bought a phone, but Slusher says they cancelled the service after just a month because he noticed major discrepancies in their bills.
He claims their first bill should have been $120 but came in at $698, while the next statement showed just $9 owing.
“The number of errors and the comedy of which they happened is astounding to me” he told KPTV News.
Mr Slusher thought the issue was over until he was then pursued with calls from debt collection agencies demanding $2,000.
The amount has now spiralled to a seven-figure sum, threatening to jeopardise an offer he has recently made on a new dream home.
“It’s been very stressful to say the least” he added.
Mr Slusher claims Verizon has admitted to making a mistake with the bill but are yet to make it right.
A Verizon spokesperson told KPTV the company had apologised to Slusher and “have now resolved the issue to his satisfaction.”
Story courtesy of The Mirror, world news.