My 'acting' supervisor accessed my personal email and downloaded attachments from emails from prior months indicating a traversal through my inbox, several iterations deep. The 'acting' supervisor was 'orally admonished' but nothing else was done. What are the criminal charges which could be preferred and what are the civil penalties expected?
It's not clear any criminal charges would be brought, that is a decision for the DA.
Not clear any civil damages are appropriate; As a general rule, no damages = no suit.
Chat with a FL attorney, but this sounds like one of those offenses for which there is no practical legal option.
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There are none, and frankly, the company can access your private email account if you use their computers to do so. There are multiple court decisions on this issue. You have no recourse against anyone either civilly or criminally.
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There are no private communications on a work computer. It is company equipment.
Unless the supervisor is attempting blackmail based upon the e-mails or similar threats, there are no criminal charges you could bring, and no civil penalties for a supervisor monitoring company equipment.
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