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WebFaultException throwing a "not handled by user code" error and returning an HTTP 500 to the clien

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I am trying to return a BadRequest and simple message when implentation throws an error in a WCF REST service, but the WebFaultExcption itself is throwing an exception and returning an HTTP 500 instead. Any ideas on why this might be happening? Here is a short code snippet: [WebDispatchFormatter] [WebHelp(Comment="Initiate an immediate or callback appoinment request")] [WebInvoke(UriTemplate = "InitiateContact", Method = Verbs.Post)] public string InitiateContact(AppointmentRqst rqst) {      string ret = string.Empty;      rqst.DeviceId = Helper.GetHttpAuthHdrDeviceId();      try      {          ret = impl.InitiateContact(rqst);      }      catch (Exception ex)      {          throw new WebFaultException<string>(ex.Message, HttpStatusCode.BadRequest);      }      return ret; }

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