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Boat offers no escape

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A Massachusetts man's bid to avoid federal prosecution in connection with an investigation into the 2014 hacking of a Boston hospital's computer network ended Tuesday when the engine to his small boat conked out somewhere off the coast of Cuba, officials said.

Martin Gottesfeld, 31, and his wife sent out a distress call Tuesday when their boat developed engine problems, leaving them adrift in the Atlantic, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

The couple was rescued when a passing Disney cruise ship responded to the call.

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