false distress call

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Diane Neal As USCG Agent Abigail Borin CGIS

Coast Guard To Nab Hoax Callers With Advance Voice Forensic Technology

by PA2 Diana Honings (USCG) Temporary Denial of Service 911 hoax calls plague our nation’s first responder agencies. Hospitals, police and fire departments,

March 15, 2017
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015
FSRU Independence

Bomb Threat Shuts Down Lithuanian FSRU

Gas supply from Lithuania's liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal was interrupted on Wednesday due to a bomb

January 28, 2015
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Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Maritime News

Coast Guard Seeks Serial Hoax Caller in Puget Sound Area

The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help in identifying a hoax caller that made multiple false distress calls earlier this month in the Puget Sound

June 18, 2014
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Monday, August 19, 2013

False Distress Call Costs Ohio Man 3 Months, $500,000 in Restitution

An Ohio man has been sentenced to three months in federal custody and ordered to pay $489,007 in restitution after for making a false distress call that caused

August 19, 2013
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Friday, January 25, 2013

Ex-Coast Guardsman Sentenced for Hoax Distress Call

We report about hoax distress calls all too often and hopefully this case sends the message that such calls, in any capacity, are no joke. The U.S. Coast Guard

January 25, 2013
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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

New Jersey Hoax Call Strikes a Familiar Chord

A suspected hoax distress call made earlier this month about a yacht explosion off the coast of New Jersey may be connected to a similar

June 20, 2012
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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Shocking Audio of New Jersey “Hoax Call” Released [LISTEN]

The Coast Guard has just released a recording of the distress call that prompted an extensive search and rescue operation and mass casualty receptions areas to

June 12, 2012
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