crank call

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a hostile telephone call (from a crank)

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The honour comes six months after Christian and 2Day FM colleague Mel Greig made a prank call to London's King Edward VII Hospital, where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated for severe morning sickness.
He did a prank call, saying that all my material was copyrighted and performed by him.
Riddle had quite the operation going for his prank calls.
The DILG said that the 911's predecessor, emergency hotline Patrol 117, received an average of 57 hang and prank calls per hour in 2015 alone.
The honour comes six months after Christian and colleague Mel Greig made a prank call to London's King Edward VII Hospital, where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated for severe morning sickness.
An outside caller contacted police to report an assault inside the world-famous pleasure palace, and early reports likened the alleged prank call to a "swatting" incident.
BOSSES of a DJ whose prank call is linked to a nurse's death have given him an award and a trip to Los Angeles.
12 ( ANI ): Jacintha Saldanha, the nurse who answered an Australian radio station's prank call regarding Duchess Kate's pregnancy wrote a suicide note to her family before she took her own life, it has been revealed.
The nurse fell for the prank call of the two Aussie DJs who pretended to be Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles asking about the condition of the pregnant princess, which she passed on to a colleague who provided the DJs the confidential information.
THE family of the nurse found hanged after taking a prank call about the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge spoke of their suffering yesterday as an inquest date was set.
A recording of the prank call was vetted by lawyers before being broadcast in Sydney, and around the world on the internet.
Nurse Jacintha Saldanha put the prank call through to Kate's room and later committed suicide.