Australian Competition gone wrong - 2Day FM Investigated!

March 3, 2009 by admin  
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It seems that radio station 2Day FM have caused quite a stir when an radio competition they were running went seriously wrong resulting in police and ambulance officers being called to the scene of a home.

The competition which involved a caller making a prank call for the chance to win $1000 went terribly wrong.

The competitor, a station listener had been given a script by the staff of the radio station, requiring her to convince her sister their mother had fallen over at home, suffering serious injuries. It was at this point that things went wrong!

The listener’s sister panicked and dialled 000 to report the incident.

With 000 operators unaware that the call was in fact part of the prank competition police and ambulance officers were dispatched to the scene only to discover their time had been wasted.

An investigation is to take place regarding the incident.

WOW!!!! Perhaps their needs to be some form of common sense used in cases where these types of incidents could happen… definitely a learning experience for 2Day FM I’m sure!

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Comments

2 Responses to “Australian Competition gone wrong - 2Day FM Investigated!”

  1. Fiona (2 comments.) on March 4th, 2009 9:54 am

    good. prank calls are just dumb.

  2. Mistress B (4 comments.) on March 9th, 2009 3:17 am

    I hate those prank call things!

    I hope they paid her the prize money after that. She was obviously convincing!

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