Woman sentenced for reading e-mail of husband's ex-wife

Tuesday, 21 October 2003, 1:46 PM EST

A judge sentenced an Arizona woman to 60 days home detention for intercepting her husband's ex-wife's e-mail, saying the penalty is a warning to others who might be tempted to do the same.

"Privacy is still a cherished value," U.S. District Judge Richard P. Matsch said in sentencing Angel Lee, 28, of El Mirage, Arizona.

Lee pleaded guilty in March and admitted accessing at least 215 e-mails sent last year to her husband's ex-wife, Duongladde Ramsay.

Officials said she fraudulently obtained the user name and password information for Ramsay's e-mail account.

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