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Coast Guard Suspends Search Off New Jersey Coast After Another Apparent Hoax

Less than a week after the fake yacht explosion off the coast of Sandy Hook that cost rescue agencies five hours, $300,000, and a portion of their sanity, a suspicious call prompted the the Coast Guard to dispatch a helicopter twelve miles off Cape May Sunday morning for a search that turned up nothing. “Mayday, mayday, is anyone there?” the caller said, according to the Associated Press. The Coast Guard’s offer of a $3,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the earlier yacht explosion incident still stands, if anyone’s willing to interfere with the culprit’s hysterical new hobby.

Another Apparent Hoax Prompts Coast Guard Search