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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: -1°C

# hoax call

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Teen with autism spared jail time after making hoax bomb calls to US
Ben Megarry made the calls to schools, airports and businesses in the US in 2012.
‘Profoundly stupid’ man who made hoax Islamic State bomb call to Intel avoids jail
Colin Hammond made the call to get his friend out of work.
'Profoundly stupid': Young man makes Intel hoax bomb call to get his friend out of working
The judge had some harsh words for Colin Hammond today.
Coast Guard unsure if Carlingford Lough distress call was a hoax
It usually gets three or four hoax calls a year.
Man arrested over hoax call about person jumping into Waterford river
Several units of emergency services were called to help in the search, including the Coast Guard helicopter.
Man who prank called Cameron was 'off his face on booze and cocaine'
The man pretended to be the head of spy agency GCHQ.
Australian radio station donates €350k to family of nurse who took her own life
The station apologised to the family of Jacintha Saldanha, whose inquest was held this week.
Over 4,000 hoax calls made to ambulance service last year
Fine Gael TD John O’Mahony is calling for penalties to be put in place to hold the people making the calls to account.
Police consider bringing charges over Kate hoax call
Scotland Yard said it has been liaising with the Crown Prosecution Service following the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha.
Funeral of Jacintha Saldanha to be held in India today
The nurse will be buried in a small town in southwest India this morning, ten days after she was found dead in London.
The Evening with added festive lunges
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
Family of royal hoax call nurse pay tribute after memorial mass
Jacintha Saldanha’s daughter said the family is “shattered” by the loss and the family home is like “an empty dwelling” without her mother.
Department of Finance issues warning over hoax calls offering €2,000 refund
The caller tells recipients they are due the refund but will need to deposit €250 into a bank account in order to receive it.
Australian media watchdog opens probe into royal prank station
The media regulator says the investigation is into the 2Day FM station and not the presenters who made the hoax call.
Australian radio station to give $500,000 to dead nurse's family
The radio station is giving all its profits until the end of the year to a fund for Jacintha Saldanha’s family.
Australian radio station reviewing policy after nurse's death following hoax call
Nurse Jacintha Saldanha’s death followed a hoax call during which details of the Duchess of Cambridge’s medical condition were given to a radio station.
Tributes to royal hoax nurse, radio boss says DJs are 'completely shattered'
There has been anger and condemnation following the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha at the hospital where Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, was treated earlier this week.
The Evening with added heartbreaking dog rescue stories
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
Update: Royal hoax presenters suspended following death of nurse
Today the hospital said it had been supporting the woman after a hoax call from the Australian radio station.