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FBI Launches Campaign To Nab People Who Point Lasers At Planes

 
FBI Launches Campaign To Nab People Who Point Lasers At Planes
Posted June 3rd, 2014 @ 11:51am

The FBI unveils a new campaign to nab people who point lasers at airplanes. The FBI is now offering up to a 10-thousand-dollar reward for information leading to the arrest of anyone who aims a laser at an airplane. It's a federal crime that could lead to 5 years behind bars and a 250-thousand -dollar fine. Captain Robert Hamilton with the Airline Pilots Association was temporarily blinded when it happened to him. The FBI has documented at least 35 cases where pilots required medical attention after a laser strike.

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