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Best Buy Employee Charged With Stealing Over $21K in Merchandise

11:00 AM, Apr 17, 2013   |    comments
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CLARENCE, NY-- An Amherst man is facing several charges for allegedly stealing more than $21,000 worth of electronics from Best Buy.

New York State Police in Clarence say they received a complaint from a manager at the Best Buy on Transit Road for $14,672 worth of missing merchandise.

Following an investigation, troopers arrested employee Matthew P. Kwarta, for Grand Larceny 3rd, Scheme to Defraud 1st Degree and Falsifying Business Records 1st Degree.

Troopers say Kwarta, who worked as a security supervisor, stole $21,169.98 worth of cellphones and iPads.

Kwarta was arraigned in Clarence Town Court. He has a felony hearing on May 2nd.

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