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Man Who Recorded Girls With Hidden Camera Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Production Of Child Pornography

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Jersey

CAMDEN, N.J. – A Morris County, N.J., man was sentenced today to 180 months in prison for using hidden cameras to record young girls in his home, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Ronald Oshrin, 50, of Budd Lake, N.J., previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Joseph H. Rodriguez, to an Information charging him with one count of production of child pornography. Judge Rodriguez imposed the sentence today in Camden federal court.

According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court:

Oshrin admitted that between 2007 and April 2012, he installed hidden cameras in a bedroom and a bathroom of his home in order to record nine young girls in various states of undress. Oshrin edited the videos to produce still photographs and, during that time period, distributed the videos and the still photographs over the Internet. He also admitted to sexual contact with certain minors.

U.S. Attorney Fishman credited special agents of the FBI Newark Division’s Cyber Crime Task Force, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Aaron T. Ford, and the Mount Olive Police Department, under the direction of Chief Mark Spitzer, for the investigation leading to the charge. He also thanked the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office for their role in the investigation.

In addition to the prison term, Judge Rodriguez sentenced Oshrin to 10 years of supervised release.

The government is represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert Frazer, Chief of the General Crimes Unit, and Assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth M. Harris of the U.S. Attorney’s Office General Crimes Unit in Newark.


Defense counsel: James Patton Esq., Livingston, N.J.

Updated March 18, 2015