Saturday, January 1, 2011
Telephone harassment in Michigan laws
Several articles of the criminal code Michigan address telephone harassment as a criminal offence. Some offences punishable for up to one year in prison. Others are crime, over a year in prison. Use of telephone ServiceThe malicious misuse of the service provided by a telecommunications service provider is a form of telephone harassment. It is an offence of six months imprisonment and a fine of $1 harassment, 50000. StalkingTelephone may be a component of harassment, a criminal offence by one year in prison and a fine of up to $1,000. But harassment was a crime of up to five years imprisonment and a fine of more than $10,000, if the victim is a minor and harassment is 5 or more years more than victim.Aggravated StalkingTelephone harassment can be a component of aggravated criminal harassment, an offence of up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000. However, if the victim is a minor and harassment harassment is five years older than the victim, aggravated is punishable by up to ten years imprisonment and a fine of up to $ 15,000.