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False Distress Call Costs Taxpayers More than $330,000

By Anastasia Millicker SANDY HOOK – Monday’s hoax distress call about an explosion aboard a yacht was no joke for the U.S. Coast Guard or taxpayers. The more than $330,000...

June 15, 2012 | comments

‘Believable’ Distress Call Off Sandy Hook Called a Hoax By Coast Gua...

By Anastasia Millicker SANDY HOOK–The call came in a little after 4:20 p.m. Monday from a caller radioing from either New Jersey or southern New York. Calm and believable, said...

June 12, 2012 | comments

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