A US woman got the shock of her life after receiving an electricity bill of US$284.46 billion (NZ$404.53 billion).
Mary Horomanski, 58, was told she had to pay the full amount within a year.
My eyes just about popped out of my head,
We had put up Christmas lights and I wondered if we had put them up wrong.
Fortunately, a spokesperson for the energy company said the bill was an error after a decimal point was moved.
I can't recall ever seeing a bill for billions of dollars
We appreciate the customer's willingness to reach out to us about the mistake.
The correct amount was US$284.46.
Ms Horomanski says the bill gave her such a fright she asked her son for a different present for Christmas this year.
I told him I want a heart monitor