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Release* † ††††††Date: September 28, 2010
†††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News Release* † ††††††Date: September 28, 2010
Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Rutgers University Police Chief Rhonda Harris announced today that two students have been charged with invasion of privacy for secretly placing a camera in another studentís dormitory room and transmitting a sexual encounter on the internet.
Ravi (DOB 2/28/92) of Plainsboro and Molly W. Wei (DOB 2/1/92) of Princeton
have been charged with two counts each of invasion of privacy for using the
camera to view and transmit a live image of an 18-year-old student in
was released in her own recognizance after surrendering to Rutgers Police in
investigation began after
Under New Jerseyís invasion-of-privacy statutes, it is a fourth degree crime to collect or view images depicting nudity or sexual contact involving another individual without that personís consent, and it is a third degree crime to transmit or distribute such images. The penalty for conviction of a third degree offense can include a prison term of up to five years.
Anyone with information on this, or similar incidents, is asked to call the Rutgers University Police Department at (732) 932-8025, or the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office at (732) 745-3300.
is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges against