Mount Laurel Township News

Mount Laurel Man Sentenced to Jail, Ordered to Forfeit $250K for Falsifying Bids

Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced that a Burlington County man was sentenced to jail today for falsifying bids to win four contracts worth approximately $4.6 million from the New Jersey Department of Transportation for engineering services related to bridge painting and construction projects.   According to officials, Chetan Shah, 62, of Mount Laurel, was sentenced today to 364 days in the county jail and three years of probation by Superior Court Judge Timothy P. Lydon in Mercer County. 

Mount Laurel Man Sentenced for Creating Explicit Images of Minors Utilizing Online Game

Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced that a man from Burlington County, was sentenced to state prison today for manipulating underage girls into engaging in sexual conduct on a webcam while he recorded them via the Internet. He convinced the young girls, whom he met through an anonymous chat service, to play a game he devised called “The Countdown,” which started as a question-and-answer game, but progressed to explicit commands for sexual conduct.