Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Husband Faces 5 Years for Hacking Into Cheating Wife's Email

If you've ever suspected your significant other of cheating and your temptations draw you to their email account for evidence, well think twice. Recently a Michigan man suspected his wife cheating, hacked into her email, discovered his suspicions were right as his wife was having an affair with an ex, but now he faces five years in prison if convicted of felony charges for hacking into his wife's email. Prosecutors relied on a Michigan statue previously used to prosecute those who commit identify theft or steal trade secrets. It's the first time it has been used in a domestic case. This case is likely to impact divorce cases, because nearly half of divorce cases involve some sort of snooping into private accounts. Read more (here).

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