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My name is Samuel and I look forward to discussing this and providing you information in this regard.I suggest that it could be consider "harassment" and if the receiptent happens to be a minor and the text contains sexual ly expilicit words there could be a sex offense charged which could land a person on a sex offender list.I hope that this information is helpful. If you need further information, please just send me a reply asking for clarification. After that, I hope you will enter a positive rating so that I will be credited for assisting you. Thanks again for using this service. Your business is appreciated
Would the recipient of the text have to pursue the harassment charge?
Yes. They could call the police and report it and a police investigation would be done, wherein you could explain it was an accident. Also harassment is a "continued course of conduct" so as long as you do not continue to do it, you should be ok