AZ HOA bookkeeper investigated in latest reported embezzlement

Shared By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

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This week’s publicly reported HOA embezzlement comes to us from Willow Valley Club Association in Mohave Valley, Arizona. Former bookkeeper, Julie Ann Cutting, is considering a plea deal, after an investigation revealed she allegedly forged checks totalling $115,000 over a decade.

While residents and guests of Willow Valley were enjoying the marina, Cutting was allegedly helping herself to a portion of the HOA’s money.

An IRS inquiry prompted an internal audit, which alerted the Association to the missing money.

 

Former bookkeeper mulling plea deal – News – Mohave Daily News

http://m.mohavedailynews.com/news/former-bookkeeper-mulling-plea-deal/article_fecd885c-d93d-11e5-9636-a70c1b8782e3.html?mode=jqm

 

So, what changes has Willow Valley Club Association made since the start of this theft investigation? According to their website, a new management company has been hired, the association no longer accepts cash payments, and now most association information (including the governing documents) is password protected and available to members only.

 

 

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