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New York state man writes check with toilet paper

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) A man disputing his water bill is not being allowed to pay with a check written on toilet paper.Ron Borgna, who is disputing the $2,509.66 bill, wrote a check on floral print, two-ply toilet paper Wednesday.The disagreement began in September 2006 when Borgna received a $422.90 water bill. Borgna claims he was overbilled. With additional charges, penalties and late fees that bill has grown.Binghamton city officials refused to accept the check. After a short argument, Borgna was escorted out of the building, the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin reported.Borgna says he is appealing the judgment against him in small claims court.

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