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609.775 DIVULGING TELEPHONE OR TELEGRAPH MESSAGE; NONDELIVERY.
Whoever does any of the following is guilty of a misdemeanor:
(1) being entrusted as an employee of a telephone or telegraph company with the transmission
or delivery of a telephonic or telegraphic message, intentionally or through culpable negligence
discloses the contents or meaning thereof to a person other than the intended receiver; or
(2) having knowledge of not being the intended receiver, obtains such disclosure from
such employee; or
(3) being such employee, intentionally or negligently fails duly to deliver such message.
History: 1963 c 753 art 1 s 609.775; 1971 c 23 s 78; 1986 c 444