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Robert A. Roth arrested for robbing sisters' accounts

Published On: Jul 08 2013 04:15:11 PM EDT

A man withdrew money from one sister's bank account after he had made an illegal deposit with a check he stole from another sister, officials said.

They report Robert A. Roth deposited a $60 check he forged into a KNBT bank account of his sister, Stephanie Roth.

To make the deposit, he stole a blank check from another sister, Amanda Roth.


After making the deposit, Robert Roth then withdrew $50 in cash from Stephanie Roth's account, officials said, noting that Robert Roth also had stolen Stephanie's KNBT bank check card.

Robert Roth, 24, of 816 Radclyffe St., Bethlehem, was arraigned Friday afternoon on charges of forgery, access device fraud, theft and receiving stolen property and released on unsecured bail, according to court documents.

A preliminary hearing is set for 9 a.m. July 19.