Man sentenced to 5 years for fake casket sales

Published: Aug. 20, 2014 at 8:51 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 27, 2014 at 8:51 AM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A southern Indiana man who pocketed money from casket sales in Jefferson County has been sentenced to five years in prison.

On June 24, Robert Kraft pleaded guilty to 11 counts of theft, one count of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult and eight counts of failure to put the money he received for pre-payment of funeral goods in a trust, which is required by law.

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The Kentucky Attorney General's office started investigation Kraft in 2013 after receiving several complaints.

He's also under investigation in southern Indiana.

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