CCFJ.NET: Condo manager accused of accepting bribes and stealing from laundry machines
Article Courtesy of The Miami Herald
By Brenda Medina
Published August 26, 2017
The administrator of an Aventura condominium has been arrested on charges of accepting thousands of dollars in bribes and stealing cash from the building’s laundry machines.
|Donovan Staley, 33, administrator of the Admirals Port condo, was charged with organized fraud, grand theft and the use of a phone to plan a crime. He could face up to five years in prison.
Staley’s arrest Tuesday was the first under new condo laws approved by the Florida Legislature in May. The charges were filed by the Miami-Dade state attorney’s office, which had collaborated with legislators to tighten the condo laws.
“Donovan Staley abused the trust of the condo directors and owners to line his own pockets,” State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle told a news conference Wednesday. “We want the community to know that the new law is going to make a difference