2020 Wyoming Statutes
Title 7 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 3 - Fugitives and Prevention of Crime
Article 7 - Communication Interception
Section 7-3-710 - Recovery of Civil Damages for Violations; Good Faith Defense.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 7-3-710 (2020)

7-3-710. Recovery of civil damages for violations; good faith defense.

(a) Subject to W.S. 7-3-702(b)(ii), any person whose wire, oral or electronic communication is intercepted, disclosed or used in violation of this act may recover damages against any person who intercepts, discloses, uses or procures any other person to intercept, disclose or use the communications as follows:

(i) Actual damages but not less than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) a day for each day of violation;

(ii) Punitive damages; and

(iii) Reasonable attorney's fees and other litigation costs reasonably incurred.

(b) A good faith reliance on a court order constitutes a complete defense to any civil or criminal action brought under this act.

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