FREEPORT - Police say an East Meadow man is accused of stealing his co-workers' paychecks to boost his own bank account.

Christopher Kilkenny worked for EZ Bath of Freeport. 

According to police, Kilkenny stole 20 payroll checks in January and deposited those checks into a personal account.

Police say Kilkenny also diverted money from the company into his account with online transactions. The total loss was over $40,000.