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Legal Statutes: Connecticut

UPDATED January 10, 2017

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Part XVII. Tampering with Private Communications, Eavesdropping, Voyeurism and Unlawful Dissemination of Intimate Messages

back to top § 53a-188. Tampering with private communications: Class A misdemeanor

(a) A person is guilty of tampering with private communications when: (1) Knowing that he does not have the consent of the sender or receiver, he obtains from an employee, officer or representative of a telephone or telegraph corporation, by connivance, deception, intimidation or in any other manner, information with respect to the contents or nature of a telephonic or telegraphic communication; or (2) knowing that he does not have the consent of the sender or receiver, and being an employee, officer or representative of a telephone or telegraph corporation, he knowingly divulges to another person the contents or nature of a telephonic or telegraphic communication.

(b) Tampering with private communications is a class A misdemeanor.

1969, P.A. 828, § 190, eff. Oct. 1, 1971.