Woman Billed For Street Lights for 25 Years

August 14, 2012 Updated Aug 14, 2012 at 1:21 PM EDT

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Woman Billed For Street Lights for 25 Years

August 14, 2012 Updated Aug 14, 2012 at 1:21 PM EDT

Here's something you don't hear about everyday. A customer getting a check FROM the power company.

According to the Hartford (Conn.) Courant, that's exactly what happened recently to a Connecticut woman. It turns out, according to the Hartford Courant, that the woman had been mistakenly paying for the electricity that powered a pair of street lights in her neighborhood for the last 25 years.

She received a check for $10,491, according to the Hartford Courant report.

Read the Hartford Courant story HERE.