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An iPhone user in Essex was left in shock when he was hit with a £19,000 bill for internet usage. Chris Bovis, a 26-year-old builder, contacted his phone company when his mobile was cut off without warning, only to be told that he'd be receiving a bill of £8,900 and another of £10,000 for extreme use of internet data. His phone company Orange attempted to take the bill of £19,000 but the transaction was blocked by his bank, according to the Daily Mail. Bovis said: "My first reaction was to laugh as I could not believe it." Restoring the factory settings of the phone and switching it off both had no impact, and the phone continued to send and receive large amounts of internet (more) »

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