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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