Making prank phone calls has become somewhat of a common pastime in Maryland and throughout the United States for many children and adults. Despite their often innocent and humorous nature, prank phone calls can land you into quite a bit of trouble in the State of Maryland. In fact, telephone misuse is a crime that can land you in jail and/or have you facing a substantial fine. This blog article examines Maryland’s telephone misuse statute and the potential penalties for making prank calls.
- What is Telephone Misuse in the State of Maryland?
- Anonymous Calls
- Repeated Calls
- Obscene or Indecent Calls