An inquest into the apparent suicide of a nurse duped by a hoax call from Australian DJs about the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge heard yesterday that she was found hanging in her room, had wrist injuries and left three notes.Wednesday, 6 May, 2015, 4:46pm
A young boy becoming separated from his mother at Ocean Park for a few minutes turned into a fiasco with a viral e-mail which sent parents into a panic.
On February 21 a young expat boy was separated from his mother. He was found by staff with two Chinese women next to him.
Later the boy said to his mother: 'Ocean Park bad. Two women took me away from mum.'25 Mar 2010 - 12:00am
The Penny Brown e-mail is one of at least 19 categories of 'sympathy hoax' chain e-mails that prey on the compassion of others, says a United States federal agency which tracks viruses and junk mails on the Internet.
Hoaxbusters, a service run by the US Department of Energy, said the e-mails generally asked people to forward the message, send help or make a wish.15 Feb 2002 - 12:00am
Police charged a man with one count of wasteful employment of police time for making two hoax bomb reports. He will appear in North Kowloon Court today.16 Jun 2000 - 12:00am
Hoax callers to 999 operators have been caught by a new number-display system.
Callers' numbers flash up on operators' consoles, enabling officers to call them back, check on their safety and advise them.8 Jan 1998 - 12:00am