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Salem County attorney charged with theft, forgery

Thursday, January 09, 2014

A well-known Salem County attorney has been charged with 10 counts of theft and 6 counts of forgery after being accused of stealing from his clients to feed a gambling habit.

Pennsville police have arrested 56-year-old Martin J Siegel of Mantua, charging him with stealing approximately $200,000 from at least 12 clients he represented in civil litigation.

He is being held on $226,000 bail.

Siegel has a law office in Pennsville.

Police believe there may be more victims.

Anyone with information should call Pennsville Police at 856-678-3089 ext 504.

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