HOA, Condo Corruption, Fraud, Embezzlement round up (March 2017)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   This month’s collection includes sentencing of convicted embezzlers in Florida, a potential class action lawsuit for deceptive business practices at a South Beach condominium, an arrest in connection with a condo rental scam, and a disturbing case of environmental fraud in the Boston area. Homeowners’ association treasurer gets 3 years for stealing $122,779 Posted Mar 17, 2017 at 9:50 PM Updated Mar 17, 2017 at 10:06 PM By Continue ReadingHOA, Condo Corruption, Fraud, Embezzlement round up (March 2017)

Judge calls DR Horton “greedy corporate giant” in HOA lawsuit

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Yesterday I shared the news of Millennium Tower, a luxury condo tower in San Francisco that is rapidly sinking into the ground, and the subject of several lawsuits. Units in Millennium Tower sold for at least a half million dollars, with penthouse units selling in the millions, but now they are essentially worthless. Today I feature Majorca Isles Master Association in Florida – a planned townhouse community developed by Continue ReadingJudge calls DR Horton “greedy corporate giant” in HOA lawsuit