Unlawful internet posting in Michigan occurs when the defendant posts a message without the consent of another person. If you’re under investigation, you need an experienced attorney immediately.
Unlawful internet posting carries a felony punishment of not more than two years imprisonment and/or a fine of up to $10,000. The penalty increases if the message is posted violates a court order or causes a credible threat to the victim or the victim’s family. There are effective defenses to these charges. The prosecution has to prove that the internet posting would have caused a person to receive two or more contacts without consent.