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Manufacture, Possession, or Delivery of Unlawful Telecommunications Device

Manufacture, Possession, or Delivery of Unlawful Telecommunications Device

Chapter 33a of the Texas Penal Code defines telecommunication related offenses.

“Manufacture, Possession, or Delivery of Unlawful Telecommunications Device”, as per § 33a.03 of the Texas Penal Code, occurs when a person manufactures, possesses, delivers, offers to deliver, or advertises:

  • a counterfeit telecommunications device; or

  • a telecommunications device that is intended to be used to commit an offense under Section 33A.04 or conceal the existence or place of origin or destination of a telecommunications service.

A person commits an offense if the person delivers, offers to deliver, or advertises plans, instructions, or materials for manufacture of a counterfeit telecommunications device or a telecommunications device that is intended to be used to commit an offense.

An offense under this section is a third degree felony.

 

Severity of Crime

Third Degree Felony

  • Imprisonment in the institutional division for not more than 10 years or less than two years

  • In addition to imprisonment, may receive a fine not to exceed $10,000