Marc Jacobs Employee and T-Shirt Model Arrested for $62K Theft


Kyle Avila, a 24-year-old manager of the Bleecker Street Marc by Marc Jacobs store, was arrested at his Chelsea apartment for stealing $62,000 from the store.

Avila2The NY Post reports: ” Fellow store manager Mike Okerson noticed the missing cash while doing a routine review of receipts, which recorded customer purchases for the first week of May. ‘I’ve been stealing the money from the money drops. I have been doing it for a while,’ Avila then told Okerson, according to court papers obtained by The Post. Okerson called the corporate offices and informed higher-ups about the theft. He then gave Avila until Sunday to return the cash, law-enforcement sources said. But Avila failed to show up with the money, so his colleague called the cops, the sources said. Avila, who is originally from Kansas, was arrested Monday at his West 28th Street apartment. He was arraigned yesterday and charged with grand larceny, according to the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. Probers are investigating how Avila spent the money, the DA’s office said. Avila remains in jail after failing to post the $2,000 cash bail set by the judge.”

Avila posed nude for the Marc Jacobs series of T-shirt designs. Image via Bryan Boy, who has more shots of Avila posing and mugging for the camera.

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  1. Strepsi says

    Date a hot 24 year old model. Bang a hot 24 year old model. Hire a 24 year old hot model. But never — EVER — give a 24 year old model an executive position in your company. Oh Marc, you silly silly fool for love you!

  2. AJ says

    Almost positive I saw this guy yesterday walking in Union Square.

    My first reaction: ridiculous hot, but probably dumb as a brick.

    Guess I was right.

  3. donsnyc says

    Oh shit, seriously? I walk my dogs in the store(s) almost everyday and these guys play with my dogs all the time. Dude should have passed me some of that dough. Dang. He really is hot in person but too dumb for getting caught.

  4. Chad says

    He’ll have fun in prison, alright (like all us pretty boys do). But seriously, there are some really hot guys in the big house (xcept for all the barebacking and risk of HIV). Pretty boys who like to get fucked rule in jail.

    Not that I know firsthand or anything 😉

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