Sprinkler System Activated
A telephone caller, posing as a representative of a fire alarm company, convinced employees of a Comfort Suites Hotel to activate the sprinkler system, which resulted in thousands of dollars worth of damage. (tricities.com
This type of prank is definitely a recurring theme (see the rectal exam prank call
, strip-search prank call
, and satellite medical exam call
), but I'm not sure what to call it. Maybe the "manipulative phone call prank," though that's not very catchy.
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