CONNECTICUT – Man charged with bilking thousands from Cromwell condos
CROMWELL >> A 58-year-old man is under arrest, charged with allegedly bilking a condominium complex where he worked as the property manager. The case against Lawrence S. Brown required long months of intensive investigation by then detective and now Sgt. Ryan Bengston, police said. And it underscores the need for businesses of all stripes “to have additional external checks and balances in place,” Police Chief Anthony J. Salvatore said. Brown, of South Windsor, was arrested 7:14 p.m. Sunday when he surrendered himself to police at headquarters.
Brown was charged in the warrant with one count each of second-degree larceny and second-degree forgery. The actions in question date back to late December 2011 and allegedly continued through April of 2012, when Brown was dismissed by a new management company which had taken over the Woodland Heights condominium complex, Detective Sgt. Kevin A. VanderSloot said. The 220-unit complex located off Shunpike Road comprises some 23 buildings in all. Read more: