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  • accessing someone's email (hotmail, yahoo, gmail)

    Is it illegal to access someone's email (hotmail) if they left the password saved on your computer?

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    re: accessing someone's email (hotmail, yahoo, gmail)

    It is yes...

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      Accessing/Breaking into a company's PC or faking someone else's email

      I had someone who sent a fake e-mail out to make it look like I sent it out from my regular e-mail account to another e-mail account of mine. CC'd to an owner of a company I made an investment with. This person is out to dis-credit me & the company. He also has hacked into that company's computers. Now he is calling that company's clients slandering the owner.

      My question is if this is crimminal or civil matter? & Lastly, if this person is located in another country... can anything legally be done to bring this person to justice?

      Thanks in advance for any input...

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      • #4
        re: accessing someone's email (hotmail, yahoo, gmail)

        That is criminal and violates a number of laws.

        Even those out of the country can be held accountable so it worth pursuing. Email the wld lawyers if you need legal action

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          re: accessing someone's email (hotmail, yahoo, gmail)

          How would you go about proving this person did it? Would the person's IP address be sufficient? If not, what would. I have a similar problem and posted in this forum.

          Someone is hacking into my personal email account. I believe it is a former business partner, who is still a stakeholder in the company through a royalty on the company he still retains.

          I have changed my password. Though, I expect that this person will try to crack my code again.

          I need to know what would constitute evidence of this person illegally accessing my account. I was thinking about writing the person's IP address. If I had an IP address that pointed to his house, would that be sufficient? If not, what would I need to prosecute?

          I can't let this person continue to do this to my accounts.

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          • #6
            re: accessing someone's email (hotmail, yahoo, gmail)

            www.legaljunkies.com/forumshowthread.php?t=7840

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