In other words, it is the imputation of a crime to another person knowing that everything defendant It is false because that person could not have been the author of the crime.
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slander as a crime
As stated in article 205 of the Penal Code slander is the imputation of a crime made with knowledge of its falsehood or reckless disregard for the truth.
It is slander the imputation of a crime made with knowledge of its falsehood or reckless disregard for the truth.
An insult is not considered a crime in the Penal Code, so it cannot be considered slander, but it may be enough to undermine the rights of another person and be committing a crime of libel.
What is intended with the classification of slander as a crime is protect the truth and the attitude that the author has towards it.
A crime will only be committed if there is fraud, that is, if the author is attributing the crime to the other person with the intention of producing damages.
In this case, eventual intent would also suffice, which occurs when the perpetrator knows that by attributing the crime to another person he may cause harm and still commits it.
slander with advertising
Slander is disseminated and disseminated, either through print media, radio broadcasting, social networks, etc. The author will be punished with imprisonment from 6 months to 2 years or with a fine from 12 to 24 months with the corresponding fee.
slander without publicity
Slander is not spread by any means. The author will be punished with a fine of 6 to 12 months with its corresponding fee.
Slander will be punished with imprisonment from six months to two years or a fine from twelve to 24 months, if they are propagated with publicity and, in another case, with a fine from six to 12 months.
Ways to report a slander
Being private crimes The Public Prosecutor is not going to be a party and neither is the Court going to prosecute the crime unless the injured party denounces it..
Therefore, for its prosecution, it is necessary to carry out the complaint before the Court so that the crime can be investigated. Prerequisite to do so and indispensable is to celebrate, or at least, try to celebrate a prior conciliation with the person who is intended to be denounced.