2011 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 946. Crimes against government and its administration.
946.48 Kidnapped or missing persons; false information.


946.48 Kidnapped or missing persons; false information.


(1) Whoever sends, delivers, or causes to be transmitted to another any written or oral communication with intent to induce a false belief that the sender has knowledge of the whereabouts, physical condition, or terms imposed upon the return of a kidnapped or missing person is guilty of a Class H felony.


(2) Violation of this section may be prosecuted in either the county where the communication was sent or the county in which it was received.

946.48 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 173; 2001 a. 109.

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