A Christian man has quit his job because his W-2 tax form was stamped with the number 666, which the Bible associates with the mark of the Antichrist.
The latest incident occurred when his W-2 tax form bore the number 666 so Walter Slonopas promptly quit his job because he believed that accepting the number would have condemned his soul to hell for it's the "sign of the beast," he told The Tennessean.
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The company that Slonopas worked for, Contech Casting LLC, said the he said the number meant that his form was the 666th one it mailed out. This did little to change his mind. "If you accept that number, you sell your soul to the devil," he said, according to the report. He
What has gotten him quite spooked is that this is the second time that he is faced with the number 666. When he first began working for Contech in 2011, he was given the number 666 to use for clocking in; he had it changed. When an alteration to the time-clock system made his number 666 three months later, he quit the job, but came back after the firm apologized. Now he has quit again.
Meanwhile, a rep for the company told the Associated Press that are willing to rehire Slonopas if he decides to return to his maintenance job.