After two years, the U.S. Coast Guard has had about enough of a prank caller.
According to CBS Baltimore, someone from Maryland has been calling into the Coast Guard reporting fake marine emergencies. The distress deceiver has used such phrases as, “Mayday!” and, “I’m sinking, I’m sinking, I repeat, I’m sinking I’m sinking.”
There have been a total of 28 prank calls over two years, ABC2 reports. While all children of a certain age can appreciate a good “Amanda Huginkiss,” these particular calls cost taxpayer money. Since the Coast Guard must take distress calls seriously, lots of man hours and $500,000 were spent in response.
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