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.


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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