32-6-106. Unauthorized disclosure of electronic funds transfer records. (1) A person commits the offense of unauthorized disclosure of electronic funds transfer records if the person has lawful access to the records by virtue of office or employment and:

Terms Used In Montana Code 32-6-106

  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Electronic funds transfer: means any transfer of funds, other than a transaction originated by check, draft, or similar paper instrument that is initiated through an electronic terminal, telephone, computer, or magnetic tape for the purpose of ordering, instructing, or authorizing a financial institution to debit or credit an account. See Montana Code 32-6-103
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, association, or any other business organization. See Montana Code 32-6-103
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Montana Code 1-1-201

(a) permits another, who lacks lawful access to the records, to inspect, copy, or read the records; or

(b) transfers the records to another who lacks lawful access to the records.

(2) A person convicted of the offense of unauthorized disclosure of electronic funds transfer records shall be imprisoned in the state prison for any term not to exceed 1 year, be fined not more than $5,000, or be punished by both imprisonment and fine.