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  • Man Sentenced for Hoax Mayday Calls

    Cape Cod Times: A Fairhaven [MA] man was sentenced Tuesday [Nov. 29] in U.S. District Court to one year of probation and ordered to pay $7,1...

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  • Hoax Call Likely in Sandwich, MA, Search

    The Cape Cod Times reports that Coast Guard and Sandwich Fire Department members who initiated the search for a sinking vessel off Sandwich,...

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  • Possible Hoax Call Prompts Search off Pemaquid Point

    Portland Press Herald: The report of a sailboat in distress off Pemaquid Point on Friday morning [January 17] is being investigated by the M...

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  • Hoax Distress Caller Prosecuted

    The U.S. Coast Guard and Attorney Office announced jointly Thursday, January 24, that Shane Coxon, 24, has been sentenced in U.S. District C...

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  • Hoax Distress Call Made in Narragansett Bay

    A false distress call made by what sounded like a child via VHF prompted the Coast Guard to launch an expensive search and rescue operation ...

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  • Coast Guard Finds Similarities in Hoax Call Cases

    The Coast Guard continues to investigate a probable hoax distress call that was received June 11, 2012, alleging a yacht explosion off Sandy...

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