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Update: Sentry Management under criminal investigation for renting to squatters

By Deborah Goonan

A few days ago I told you about a military family that returned from deployment to find squatters living in their home. (In case you missed it here’s the… 279 more words

Homeowners Association

Throwback Thurdsay: Aggressive foreclosures backfire on Florida homeowners associations

Originally posted in Tampa Bay Times by Susan Taylor Martin (March 18, 2012)

Ralph and Michael Chancey have gotten some great deals on real estate. 168 more words

Homeowners Association

EDITORIAL: Case closed, prosecutors still won’t release HOA fraud files

Originally posted, July 1, 2015

The Justice Department went to outrageous lengths to keep its Southern Nevada homeowner association fraud case cloaked in secrecy for seven years. 547 more words

Corruption, Fraud & Theft

Increased prison terms for HOA fraud scheme in NV?

by Deborah Goonan

Anyone who follows news in the HOA industry knows about the FBI investigation and Justice Department prosecutions of nearly 40 individuals in an elaborate scheme to defraud homeowners’ associations of millions of dollars earmarked to correct construction defects. 434 more words

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Judge revokes pretrial release for veteran Las Vegas bail bondsman Charles McChesney embroiled in multiple cases

Charles McChesney, 48, was ordered to remain behind bars while he awaits a March 3 trial on federal conspiracy and fraud charges.

At the federal courthouse, Charles McChesney is earning a reputation as the bad boy bail bondsman. 579 more words

Las Vegas

I Need Some Help, Here

I’ve gotten some emails from Maryland asking the impact of the proposed state proposal to change the status of the Columbia Association (an HOA) into a ‘newly created’ nonprofit community services corporation, whatever that is.  43 more words


Wow! Great Article!

There are thousands, possibly tens of thousands, of news articles about people who’ve been royally shafted in the American HOA system. There’s a very good article in today’s Fort Worth Weekly entitled “Hostage, Sweet Hostage.” It tells the story of a family who moved into a Texas HOA looking for security and safety. 100 more words