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Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler are finding out the hard way that a time-honored ritual can possibly earn you some hard time.

People confirms that, following a Valentine's Day getaway at Coconino National Forest in Arizona in which the couple carved their names in a rock, the U.S Forest service is now investigating their act of PDA. Hudgens posted a pic of the carving on Instagram.

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Carving stuff into rocks on federally protected space is actually a crime that comes with a maximum fine of $5,000 and/or six months in jail.

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Lesson here for everyone: if you wanna immortalize your love, stick to Instagram. The Internet is forever, after all.

For more on the story, check out the video below: Vanessa Hudgens and her boyfriend Austin Butler under investigation