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      RS 14:320     


§320.  Telegrams, divulging or obtaining knowledge of contents prohibited; penalty

A.  No person shall wrongfully obtain, or attempt to obtain, any knowledge of a private telegraphic message by connivance with a clerk, operator, messenger, or other employee of a telegraph company.  No clerk, operator, messenger, or other employee shall use, or suffer or permit to be used, or wilfully divulge to anyone but the person to whom it was addressed or his agent, or a duly authorized United States government official or under due process of any court of record, the contents of a telegraphic message or dispatch intrusted to him for transmission or delivery, or the nature thereof.

B.  Whoever violates this Section shall be fined not more than two hundred fifty dollars or imprisoned for not more than four months, or both.

Acts 2014, No. 791, §7.

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