A small business owner in Ipswich may soon be off the hook for $1.15 million in fraudulent international phone charges, after telecom giant AT&T Inc. said it wants to drop a lawsuit against the company. But Michael Smith, president of Todd Tool & Abrasive Systems Inc., said AT&T gave him until 5:00 p.m. to say whether he will drop his countersuit -- a deadline he said he will not meet. Smith said he is seeking an extension of the deadline.
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