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16 of states where you can go to jail for adultery

In some states, cheating on a spouse is illegal. In most cases, an act of treason is defined as an intimate contact between a married person and someone who is not his / her spouse. But the punishment for such an act varies depending on the place of residence. Edition Woman’s Day made a list of 16 states where they can fine and even imprison a traitor.

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1. Arizona

Engaging in intimate relationships with someone other than your spouse is a class 3 offense, with a maximum penalty of 30 days in jail. At the same time, they will punish not only the traitor, but also the one with whom he “guilty”.

2. Florida

Who generally looks into each other’s eyes in a state where a swimsuit is a dress code? However, you have to keep your hands on yourself: for adultery in Florida, you can face up to two months in prison and a fine of up to 500 dollars.

3. Kansas

Sexual contact with anyone other than your spouse is a class C misdemeanor, punishable with up to a month in jail and a fine of up to 500 dollars. Remember, Kansas couples: no place better than own house.

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4. Illinois

Frank Sinatra probably would not have considered Chicago "his city" if he knew about this state law. The consequences of adultery in Illinois - up to a year in prison for both participants in the process.

5. Massachusetts

Hike "left" in this state is a very bad idea. This is considered a criminal offense with a fine of up to 500 dollars and imprisonment for up to three years.

6. Oklahoma

It will stop anyone: traitors here can not only pay a fine of up to 500 dollars, but also end up in prison for up to five years!

7. Idaho

Punishment for fraud in Idaho is no small thing. Adultery here is a felony with a fine of up to 1000 dollars and imprisonment for up to three years.

8. Michigan

Treason in this state is a Class H felony and offense, punishable by imprisonment or "another interim measure", according to the Michigan State Sentencing Guide. With such unclear consequences, you should not be tempted.

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9. Wisconsin

Traitors here better be rich. Those who are caught will have to pay colossal 10 000 dollars. And the possible 3 of the year behind the bars do not seem trivial.

10. Minnesota

The law of adultery in Minnesota is as cold as the state itself. If you are caught cheating, get ready for a fine of up to 3000 dollars and even imprisonment for up to a year.

11. Utah

It is difficult to say how free polygamists from this state feel about whom the press wrote, but according to the law adultery here can lead to imprisonment for up to 6 months with a fine of up to 1000 dollars.

12. New York

Sleeping with someone other than your husband or wife, in a city that never sleeps, or anywhere else in New York State, is fraught with imprisonment for up to 3 months.

13. Mississippi

State laws state that traitors "should be fined no more than 500 dollars each and imprisoned for no more than six months."

14. Georgia

Be faithful to your partner to avoid a fine of up to 1000 dollars or imprisonment for up to a year.

15. South Carolina

Treason here can send you to prison for a period of six months to a year and result in a fine of 500 to 1000 dollars.

16. North Carolina

This state is not so cruel with the traitors - they spend no more than 30 days in prison.

Bonus from Maryland:

In this state, you can go to the cinema for a date or - change the spouse for the same money. The penalty for infidelity here is just 10 dollars.

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