Pritkumar Tarunkumar Patel Sentenced to Prison for Cyberstalking

Closter, New Jersey Indian Pritkumar Tarunkumar Patel (24) is sentenced to 90-months in federal prison on January 5, 2021 on charges of cyberstalking and receipt of child pornography.

Pritkumar Patel, Photo Courtesy - New Jersey State PolicePritkumar Patel
(Photo Courtesy – New Jersey State Police)

Besides the seven and half years of prison term, the other sentencing terms against Pritkumar Tarunkumar Patel include:

  • Five years of supervised release
  • Restitution payment of $3,000 to each of the four victims
  • Mandatory assessment payment of $5,000 as per the Justice for Victims Trafficking Act

According to case court documents:

Patel befriended the girls on various social media platforms and persuaded them to send sexually explicit photographs of themselves to him. Patel admitted to the court that he sent sexually explicit photographs of himself to the girls and, in at least one instance, communicated in much the same way via a live video chat.

…Patel admitted to the court that he threatened and harassed the girls on social media, by text messaging, and /or by calling them, repeatedly demanding that, after breaking off communications with him, that they resume communicating with him and unblock his access to their social media accounts. Patel admitted that he threatened to post the sexually explicit photos of them online and that he would share them with their friends, classmates, and family members. He also threatened to create Instagram accounts in the girls’ names and use those accounts to post the pictures online.

On at least one occasion he followed through on his threats by posting a sexually explicit picture of one of the girls, a 13-year-old girl from Indiana, on an Instagram account he created using her name.

Pritkumar Tarunkumar Patel was arrested on November 6, 2019 and he pleaded guilty to cyberstalking charges on April 30, 2020.

Other New Jersey Patels in Legal Trouble:
Pritkumar Tarunkumar Patel Pleads Guilty to Cyberstalking
Patel Charged with Possession of Child Porn and Cyber-harassment
Amish Jayant Patel Charged with Enticement
Patel Pleads Guilty to DWI Crash that Killed NJ Couple
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Tejas Patel had Child Porn on Work PC, Say NJ Cops
Patel Makes it to FBI Most Wanted List
Hiral Patel Pleads Guilty in H1B Visa Fraud Scheme
Patel Arrested in Ganja Case
Trupal Patel Found Dead

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