FLORIDA – Bryceville woman guilty of stealing $1.5 million from homeowner associations
Article Courtesy of The Florida Times-Union
By Dan Scanlan
Published December 16, 2017
A 58-year-old Bryceville woman is guilty of organized fraud after $1.5 million was diverted from homeowners associations for her and her family’s personal use, according the State Attorney’s Office.
Lauren Eileen Carr, arrested Jan. 27 on that and a charge of grand theft, was found guilty by a jury and faces up to 30 years in Florida State Prison at her Jan. 16 sentencing hearing, according to the State Attorney’s Office.
Carr owned Stazac Management Co., which managed several homeowner associations between 2008 and 2015, prosecutors said. During that seven-year period, Carr diverted money from those associations to pay off debt and be used by her and her family, the State Attorney’s Office said.
A whistleblower discovered the fraud at the family-owned small business and alerted alerted police. Read: