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I am asking if charges can be made against an ex-wife who hacked her ex-husband gmail.she got in changed his password

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She also changed the contact number to her phone and not his

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Yes, if they made unauthorized access to your email account and changed the password, this is a state as well as a federal criminal offense. It is solely at the discretion of either the district attorney in your city/state or the US Attorney's office as to whether they will agree to actually file charges. However, even if they do not file charges, you have grounds for a civil suit against her as well for invasion of privacy and you can seek damages, including punitive damages, for her unauthorized access to your email account.
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