March 13, 2005 in Nation/World

Paperwork glitch not foreseen

Associated Press

MADISON, Wis. – When the state’s Division of Motor Vehicles sent notices to about 25,000 motorists to renew their registration, they made a tiny mistake.

The telephone number printed on the postcards was one digit off and instead connected callers to “the nation’s most informative psychic connection service, helping you with love, money, health and romantic encounters.”

The Division of Motor Vehicles spent $1,500 sending letters to the truckers Friday after someone called about the typo, said Jane Zarada, director of the state Bureau of Vehicle Services.

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