Thursday, December 9, 2010

Coast Guard Hoax Caller Sentenced

In November 2008, 20-year-old Nicholas Barbati pretended to be a Coast Guard lieutenant commander, called into a secure line and reported a supposed threat to space shuttle Endeavour less than an hour before it was set to launch, federal authorities said.
The day before, as he sat in his Daytona Beach home, Barbati made a distress call to the Coast Guard and claimed to be onboard a 32-foot yacht carrying "10 souls" that was taking on water off the New York coast. - -
We really need a to nail a few more of these guys!  Of course one day SAR maybe "outsourced"  and we could get this:

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