Voyeurism Crime: What is it?
The offense of voyeurism consists of:
- A person secretly observing another person with a lewd or lascivious intention or to obtain sexual arousal while in a dwelling, structure, or location where there is the expectation of privacy.
- Or secretly observing another’s person’s intimate areas where the person has a reasonable expectation of privacy when the person is in a public place, in other words, secretly observing a person’s body or underwear that is covered by clothes, and it’s intended to be protected from public view.
Punishment for Voyeurism in Florida
- A first-time offense is a misdemeanor of the first-degree, which carries a punishment of up to a year in county jail and up to $1,000 in fines.
- Second-time offenders and beyond, commit a felony of the third-degree, which could carry a punishment of up-to five years in prison, and up-to $5,000 in fines.
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