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911 calls are still coming from cellphone of Katie Couric's late husband
San Francisco Examiner ^ | February 15, 2013 | Katy St. Clair

Posted on 02/15/2013 6:15:58 PM PST by Brandonmark

Someone notify Shirley MacLaine, because Katie Couric’s dead husband appears to be making 911 calls from his old phone.

According to the New York Daily News, every Tuesday at 2 a.m. the late Jay Monahan’s phone line dials 911, then Couric gets an emergency call back saying help is on the way. She has notified the police and they are looking into it.

Apparently there is a prank called “spoofing,” where someone uses a device to hack into a phone remotely. Or, Monahan’s disembodied spirit is trying to order a pizza, but is too drunk to hit the right speed-dial button. It’s gotta be one or the other.

Read more at the San Francisco Examiner: http://www.sfexaminer.com/entertainment/scoop/2013/02/911-calls-are-still-coming-cellphone-katie-couric-s-late-husband#ixzz2L1X527dg

(Excerpt) Read more at sfexaminer.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: couric; emergency911; prank; telecom
Strange, creepy story for sure!
1 posted on 02/15/2013 6:16:10 PM PST by Brandonmark
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To: Brandonmark
Strange, creepy story for sure!

But enough about Katie, what about that cell phone?

2 posted on 02/15/2013 6:22:00 PM PST by MD Expat in PA
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To: Brandonmark

Dear Katie,

Take the battery out of the phone.

Sincerely yours,
Bryan24


3 posted on 02/15/2013 6:22:18 PM PST by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: Brandonmark

It is probably Katie Couric doing it her self. Think about it. Who else is more likely to have access to her late husband’s cell phone? Who pays the bills for the service?


4 posted on 02/15/2013 6:22:23 PM PST by Fai Mao
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To: Brandonmark
911 calls are still coming from cellphone of Katie Couric's late husband

So, what happened...he killed himself...right?

6 posted on 02/15/2013 6:31:33 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATS! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: Brandonmark
911 calls are still coming from cellphone of Katie Couric's late husband

Apparently he can still see her show?
7 posted on 02/15/2013 6:32:32 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Brandonmark

That is just sad.
Yet, where is the phone and why hasn’t been disconnected.


8 posted on 02/15/2013 6:33:22 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

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9 posted on 02/15/2013 6:47:44 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Brandonmark
I was in Charlottesville, VA today at the Emily Couric cancer center on a business call.

Thought of Katie loosing her Sister and Husband from cancer.

10 posted on 02/15/2013 6:48:19 PM PST by jaz.357 (Contrary To Ordinary)
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To: F15Eagle

so a butt dialing joke would be out of line?


11 posted on 02/15/2013 6:51:43 PM PST by kaboom
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To: kaboom

Shut it off discontinue the land line! How much more public taxpayer money is this idiot going to waste as one story says the police show up to confirm everything is ok! This is a publicity stunt nothing more as she said she even talked to the Chief of Police about it! The Girl is looney as hell!


12 posted on 02/15/2013 7:02:56 PM PST by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: MD Expat in PA

I remember a similar Twilight Zone episode. Of course, it involved a land line not a cell phone.


13 posted on 02/15/2013 7:05:04 PM PST by BIV (typical white person)
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To: Brandonmark

How is it that a phone that old and the number associated with it is still active? You would think the number had been reassigned to other accounts twice over by now.


14 posted on 02/15/2013 7:16:30 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: Bryan24; Fai Mao; svcw; Conserev1

“Spoofing” is dialing from one phone and making it look like it’s coming from another phone by faking the Caller ID number. That phone doesn’t even have to exist any more.


15 posted on 02/15/2013 7:17:21 PM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: Brandonmark

Maybe Katie gets all liquored up and is making the calls; it gets her attention and as a washed up has been, she probably craves that.


16 posted on 02/15/2013 7:27:17 PM PST by 21st Century Crusader (August 26, 1191)
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To: F15Eagle

LOL! Post of the day.


17 posted on 02/15/2013 7:28:06 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Fai Mao
Just for the record you can call 911 without having paid for service. All you need is a functional cell phone.
18 posted on 02/15/2013 7:38:15 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Brandonmark

This is an old Twilight Zone episode. It turns out that Couric murdered her husband and now his ghost is seeking revenge.


19 posted on 02/15/2013 7:39:50 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: Brandonmark

I loathe Katie, but that’s a pretty mean prank, if true.

Most likely, her ratings on her new talk show are tanking, LOL!


20 posted on 02/15/2013 7:44:24 PM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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Just thought I’d save you the trouble.


21 posted on 02/15/2013 8:14:36 PM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est.)
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To: Brandonmark

Is he still posting on Facebook?


22 posted on 02/15/2013 9:02:30 PM PST by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: BIV

I remember it too. The phone line fell into a cemetery. That is creepy.


23 posted on 02/15/2013 9:34:05 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Brandonmark

Katie must be one sick person. Who leaves a late loved one’s phone still active? She is a member of the lame stream media, never mind.


24 posted on 02/15/2013 10:26:01 PM PST by 23 Everest (When seconds count. The police are just 23 minutes away. 831 Bonnie)
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To: Brandonmark

This poor fellow has been dead for years and years. I don’t understand why his cell phone would even be active. I don’t understand what the “call back” is all about.

There something fishy in this story, I can’t see the NYPD putting up with this for even 2 weeks, much less months and years on end.


25 posted on 02/16/2013 2:36:02 AM PST by jocon307
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To: svcw

If you read the article, it explains that the hoaxers are using “spoofing”. They don’t actually have his phone.

I don’t know how to do it, but apparently there is a way to even change the way your home phone’s number shows up on someone else’s caller ID so they don’t know it’s from you or have your number when you call them.

You can make your phone look like it’s coming from any number.


26 posted on 02/16/2013 3:55:17 AM PST by Marie ("The last time Democrats gloated this hard after a health care victory, they lost 60 House seats.")
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