Fast Food Employee Accused of Stealing $10,500 from Deposits

An employee of a Champaign (Illinois)fast-food restaurant has been charged with allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from his employer.

Steven L. Wilkey, 37, who listed an address in the 2700 block of Lawndale Drive, Champaign, was arraigned Thursday on two counts of felony theft, alleging that around Sept. 8, he stole about $10,500 from the McDonald’s at 906 W. Bloomington Road, C.

Assistant State’s Attorney Troy Lozar said around September 12, the chain’s area supervisor learned that several deposits from the previous week were missing from the Bloomington Road store.

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A manager reported that Wilkey had been acting unusually by showing up at the restaurant when he was not scheduled to work. He had access to the deposit area… The News-Gazette

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