Oregon Statutes - Chapter 165 - Offenses Involving Fraud or Deception - Section 165.520 - Opening, reading or publishing letter; federal jurisdiction.

Any person who willfully opens or reads, or causes to be opened and read, any sealed letter not addressed to the person, without being authorized so to do either by the writer of such letter or by the person to whom it is addressed, or who willfully, without like authority, publishes any letter or portion thereof knowing it to have been so opened, shall be punished upon conviction by imprisonment in the county jail for not less than one month nor more than one year, or by fine not less than $50 nor more than $500. This section does not extend to or include any act made punishable by the laws of the United States.

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