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Philadelphia Utility Threatens to Send Overdue Balance of $0.00 to Collections

Nobody likes to be threatened with having their alleged unpaid bills turned over to a collections agency. I imagine that Avi, some guy from Philly, likes the threat he received from Philadelphia Gas Works even less than the average consumer.

At Consumerist, Phil Villarreal has posted a copy of the collection notice Avi received, which encourages him to pay his outstanding balance of $0.00 immediately. Avi was unsure how to handle this. Phil suggested sending in a check for $0.00. I'm partial to the idea of showing up at one of PGW's service centers with this:


Posted by Eric Lipman on August 12, 2010 at 12:41 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)


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