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1992. Use Of Interstate Facilities To Transmit Information About A Minor (18 U.S.C. 2425)

Section 2425 prohibits the use of the mail or facility of interstate or foreign commerce, including a computer, to transmit information about a minor under the age of 16 for criminal sexual purposes. The individual initiating the transmission can be fined, imprisoned up to five years, or both.

[updated April 2000] [cited in USAM 9-75.200]