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POLICE hunting for anthrax hoaxers who sent dozens of white powder parcels to organisations were tonight appealing for information on the BBC1 Crimewatch UK programme.
The law could be strengthened so that anthrax hoaxers would get the same maximum penalty as bomb hoaxers - seven years in jail instead of six months or a pounds 2,500 fine.
The phone line often then goes dead with the hoaxer scared off.
The public are being asked to listen to the site, which goes live today, and shop any hoaxers whose voices they recognise.
Gardai must then ensure that hoaxers who put lives at risk by making bogus 999 calls are prosecuted.
Hoaxers using their mobiles to make false 999 fire calls are being cut off - at a rate of more than six a month.
Cruel hoaxers phoned a sick pensioner to tell him he was on death's door.
That left a lot of Harry Potter fans bemused as to whether I was having a joke at their expense by posting another fake title to teach hoaxers a lesson.
The Government has already warned that hoaxers will be tracked down and prosecuted.
POLICE yesterday released a CD of the voices of five of Britain's sickest hoaxers.
DETECTIVES hunting anthrax hoaxers who sent dozens of white powder parcels to organisations were today studying information from callers following a good response to a television appeal.
NEW laws to jail sick hoaxers who terrify the public with fake anthrax alerts came into effect at midnight.