Dec 262010
 
 December 26, 2010  Court

L.L. Brasier reports:

A Rochester Hills man faces up to 5 years in prison — for reading his wife’s e-mail.

Oakland County prosecutors, relying on a Michigan statute typically used to prosecute crimes such as identity theft or stealing trade secrets, have charged Leon Walker, 33, with a felony after he logged onto a laptop in the home he shared with his wife, Clara Walker.

Read more in the Detroit Free Press.

This has the makings of an interesting case as I’m really surprised to see a spouse charged with a felony for accessing their spouse’s email.