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Miami-Dade launches first blow in fight against condominium fraud

Miami-Dade police launched their first blow in the fight to end local condominium fraud with the arrest Tuesday of a former accounting assistant accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the condo community.  Leslie Navarro, accused of stealing $148,000 from the Hammocks proprietors’ association, a popular residential area in Kendall,…
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Embezzler pleads no contest: Former Woodlake homeowners’ association manager faces about three years prison (CA)

The former manager of San Mateo’s Woodlake condominium homeowners’ association accused of stealing $ million could serve more than three years in prison after pleading no contest to embezzlement charges.  Nearly three years after residents were first tipped off that their HOA leader was stealing from them, Susan Marie Lambert…
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Ex-condo manager faces new embezzling charges in Watertown (CT)

Police have arrested a local woman for a second time on charges of embezzling money from a condominium association. Joanne Fournier, owner of Custom Property Management in Watertown,   (sorry it takes a subscription to read the entire article)     Read the short note…………….
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Charges dismissed in alleged Leominster condo theft (MA)

The charges against a mother and son, who allegedly stole more than $183,000 from a local condominium association, were dismissed Wednesday in Leominster District Court after the judge ruled against a request by the state for more time…..Tim Connolly, a spokesman for Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.,…
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Former treasurer of Homeowner’s Association under investigation for embezzlement (OK)

The former treasurer of the Summit Place Homeowner’s Association is under investigation for embezzlement.  The neighborhood is in Oklahoma City near 122nd and Rockwell.  Homeowners received a letter last week from several members of the board stating they believe he could have embezzled around $200,000 over a period of 10…
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Management company owner sentenced to federal prison for stealing from homeowner associations (MD)

William Kyndall Francis built his property management business from his basement, growing it to 100 employees before being caught stealing from clients.  Francis, 39, was sentenced in District Court in Baltimore on Tuesday to 42 months in federal prison for wire fraud after taking money from at least 51 homeowner…
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Two indicted in $75,000 Wildwood condo theft case (NJ)

Two people were indicted by a grand jury this week after authorities say they stole more than $75,000 from a condominium association in Wildwood, according to court documents filed Oct. 18.  Helen R. Lloyd, 39, of Elmer, was indicted on charges of second-degree theft and unlawful theft or receipt of…
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Whistle blower: Management firm misused HOA funds (CO)

A complaint filed with the state of Colorado’s real estate regulatory agency alleges that a local property management firm has, since 2012, misused funds intended for homeowners’ association payments in the upscale residential neighborhoods at the base of Aspen Highlands.  The funds in question could total $500,000 or more, said…
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Women sentenced for embezzling from business, condo association (MI)

Muskegon resident Jennifer Linn Mathiak, 34, was put on probation for one year and ordered to serve 50 hours of community service.  She admitted to taking between $4,000 and $5,000 from Johnson Fabrication and Welding, a Grand Haven company, on or about April 8.  Restitution was set at $4,  “She…
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