Woman to be deported from UAE for accessing husband's phone without his permission
Secretly accessing a spouse's phone can have severe legal consequences in the United Arab Emirates, or UAE.
According to Gulf News, an Arab woman was found guilty on May 12 "of breaching the privacy of her husband after she looked into his mobile without his permission."
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She reportedly admitted to the violation and to copying photos from his device onto hers, notes Reuters.
After she confronted her husband about an affair he appeared to be having, the man then went and reported her phone intrusion to the court.
The woman was convicted of using technological "means for the invasion of privacy of another person..."
As a result, she has been ordered to be deported from the country and to pay an approximately $40,000 fine.
The Independent reported last week that women who spy their husbands' phones in Saudi Arabia can be jailed or even flogged.
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