Any person who knowingly transmits on or through any telegraph or telephone line in the state, any false communication or intelligence with intention to injure any other person or to speculate on any article of merchandise, commerce or trade, or with intent that another may do so; or any agent, officer or manager of a telegraph or telephone line who, from corrupt or improper motives or willful negligence, withholds the transmission or delivery of messages or intelligence, for which the customary charges have been paid or tendered, shall be fined not less than ten dollars ($10) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500).
Effective: July 15, 1980

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 438.220

  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010

History: Created 1980 Ky. Acts ch. 49, sec. 12, effective July 15, 1980.