Telephone Company Cuts Off Greek Prime Minister's Phone Service

While his government wallows in massive debt, the Prime Minister of Greece has his own problem — the telephone company turned off service to his home phone earlier this week.

Turns out it was all an error, as Prime Minister George Papandreou’s home phone number was nearly identical (all but one digit) to that of a delinquent customer whose service was to be disconnected/

Of course, as soon as the phone company, which is 20% owned by the Greek government, learned of their mistake they dispatched techs to fix the error.

The Prime Minister should be glad he doesn’t live on this street in Texas.

Hello? Hello? Greek PM’s Phone Cut off by Mistake [ABC News]