Kansas City Man, Russell R. Fotovich, Pleads Guilty to $388,000 Scrap Metal Scheme



KANSAS CITY, MO (STL.News) – A Kansas City, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court today to embezzling more than $388,000 from his employer in a scheme to redeem scrap metal.

Russell R. Fotovich, 47, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Greg Kays to participating in the wire fraud conspiracy and to filing a false tax return.

By pleading guilty today, Fotovich admitted he conspired with others from April 2011 to June 2016 to redeem scrap metal belonging to his employer, DST Systems, Inc., and keep a major portion of the proceeds for themselves. 

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