Man Jailed Over Sick Tsunami Email Hoax

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From Across the Pond, courtesy of Chris Hunter over at Spamfo:

Christopher Pierson, the sick man who sent a hoax mail to tsunami victim’s friends and relatives, has been sentenced today to 6 months in prison.

Spamfo published the article previously entitled ‘Man pleads guilty to sick Tsunami hoax emails’, in the meantime Scotland Yard was forced to set up a dedicated incident room spending days contacting the friends and families affected by the hoax, at a cost of £10,000.


 
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Man Jailed Over Sick Tsunami Email Hoax

The BBC has more information on the story here.

He called the offence “a moment of madness” and asked for leniency for his family.

A statement from one recipient read: “The suffering that that email caused I cannot…

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