Russell Springs man is accused of stealing more than $600,000

tpettit@herald-leader.comFebruary 15, 2013 

A Russell Springs man was arrested Thursday on charges related to using his employer's bank accounts to funnel more than $600,000 into his personal accounts, according to a news release from the Kentucky State Police.

Kyle Robertson, 32, was working for Bruss North America, when he took the money over four years, the release said. Bruss North America is an auto parts manufacturer based in Russell Springs.

Robertson made 36 electronic transfers from the company's accounts at Deutsche Bank in New York to his personal bank account in Russell Springs, according to state police; the first transaction was April 28, 2008, while the most recent was Jan. 14, totaling $625,096.41 in theft.

He was charged with 32 counts of theft by unlawful taking over $10,000; four counts of theft by unlawful taking less than $10,000 but more than $500; and 36 counts of misuse of electronic information.

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