McDonald's general manager accused of stealing $241K from restaurant

A man is accused of stealing $241,000 while he was the general manager of the McDonald's in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania.

Charles Hobi allegedly stole the money all within a couple of months, according to the criminal complaint.

The owner of the restaurant told police he was reviewing his bank records in January when he noticed a large amount of money was missing.

After asking his bank for a list of deposits made over the course of a few months, he found that there were daily deposits from McDonald's that were never made, according to the complaint. The owner reviewed surveillance footage and saw Hobi pocketing daily receipts.

The owner than approached Hobi, who did not deny stealing the money, according to police. Police said Hodi also told them he had a gambling addiction. A criminal complaint said that he "gambled it away" with intentions of paying it back.

The owner immediately fired Hobi from his position.

Hobi turned himself in to district attorney's detectives Tuesday. He was arraigned and put in jail with bail set at $5,000.

Hobi posted bond Wednesday and will be released. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 31.

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