[Text of section added by 2010, 256, Sec. 36 effective May 4, 2012. See 2010, 256, Sec. 145 as amended by 2010, 359, Sec. 102.]
Section 1781/2. Whoever uses criminal offender record information to commit a crime against the subject of the criminal offender record information or to engage in harassment of the subject, shall be punished by a fine of not more than $5,000 or by imprisonment in a jail or house of correction for not more than 1 year, or by both such fine and imprisonment. For purposes of this section, “harassment” shall mean willfully and maliciously engaging in a knowing pattern of conduct or series of acts over a period of time directed at a specific person, which seriously alarms that person and would cause a reasonable person to suffer emotional distress.