Man To Pay $489K After Triggering A Massive Search Effort For Fictional Stranded Boaters

Man To Pay $489K After Triggering A Massive Search Effort For Fictional Stranded Boaters

It’s one thing to call 9-1-1 over a messed up fast food order or perhaps accidentally when you didn’t realize you hit “emergency call” until hello, the police are on the phone and you’re very embarrassed. But it’s an entirely other, more expensive, boneheaded thing to pretend there are people in need of lifesaving help when the reality is, you’re just Peter crying wolf. [More]