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Grannies Love Porn

Retired Teacher Surprised By $1,000 Cable Bill For Porn
8:48 pm EDT April 28, 2006

YONKERS, N.Y. (WNBC)—A 62-year-old retired schoolteacher is fighting with a cable company over a hefty bill for porn and gangsta rap programming she says she never ordered.

The charges of more than $1,000 appeared on Claudia Lee’s February bill—shortly after she bundled her cable TV, computer and phone services together with Cablevision.

“They are harassing me and trying to make me pay for something I didn’t do,” said Lee, who lives alone in a one-bedroom apartment.

Despite Cablevision’s assurances to the state attorney general’s office that her problem would be resolved, Lee has been forced to pay $779 to the company and was told to pay an additional $652 or face having her phone, Internet and television service cut off.

The cable company respnded with a comment that Ms. Lee may not have ordered the services but someone in her house had. The really odd part is that Ms. Lee lives alone and only has one regular visitor ....

Lee said the only regular visitor to her house is her 81-year-old mother, “and I don’t think she wants to watch porn.”

Whatever happened to common sense? This is almost as bad as TSA screeners doing a full body search of 80-year-old grannies in wheelchairs. Has everyone on this planet gone mad?

- More on this story at WNBC ...


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