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Florida woman pettily pays 49K pennies for $493 water bill


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  • Dana McCool made her way to the Deltona Water Department office in Florida on Monday with 49,369 pennies to cover her $493 water bill
  • McCool can be seen lugging a wheelbarrow packed with bags of pennies into the building
  • According to the woman, the pennies were eventually taken to the back and took more than two hours to count
  • City officials shared that leaks may be the cause for high bills and recommended that people check to see if they have them

A woman took her pettiness to a whole new level when she used almost 50,000 pennies to pay an outstanding water bill in Florida. 

Dana McCool made her way to the Deltona Water Department office on Monday with 49,369 pennies to cover her $493 water bill. 

‘This is how we peacefully protest,’ she said in a Facebook Live video of the incident, that has since been viewed more than 15,000 times and has almost 200 shares. 

Dana McCool made her way to the Deltona Water Department office in Florida on Monday with 49,369 pennies to cover her $493 water bill

McCool can be seen lugging a wheelbarrow packed with bags of pennies into the building

McCool can be seen lugging a wheelbarrow packed with bags of pennies into the building

McCool can be seen lugging a wheelbarrow packed with bags of pennies into the building 

McCool can be seen lugging a wheelbarrow packed with bags of pennies into the building. 

‘I’m here to pay for the bill and you take cash correct?’ she said in the video. 

The Deltona woman pulled the stunt to protest how high water bills are in the area, WFTV reports. 

According to the woman, the pennies were eventually taken to the back and took more than two hours to count

According to the woman, the pennies were eventually taken to the back and took more than two hours to count

According to the woman, the pennies were eventually taken to the back and took more than two hours to count

McCool claims that she is also still paying backpay fees so she felt it fitting to make the counting job difficult. 

According to the woman, the pennies were eventually taken to the back and took more than two hours to count. 

City officials shared that leaks may be the cause for high bills and recommended that people check to see if they have them. 

But for McCool, the city needs to do a whole lot more. 

‘I just wanted to make a statement. I want other people to come forward that has this bill. This is a far-reaching issue,’ she said. 

McCool claims that she is also still paying backpay fees so she felt it fitting to make the counting job difficult

McCool claims that she is also still paying backpay fees so she felt it fitting to make the counting job difficult

 

 

 

 

 

 



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