and Video Courtesy of
Channel 4 -- Ft. Lauderdale
May 24, 2007
HALLANDALE BEACH Members of a Hallandale condo association,
along with police, gathered to announce the arrests of two suspects
who were allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from residents.
Two arrests have been made as a result of the 17-month investigation
into financial fraud at the Parker Plaza Condo Complex. The suspects
allegedly stole money designated for renovations and upkeep of the
building at 2030 S. Ocean Drive. They would allegedly use inflated
estimates for repair work to pocket the excess money for themselves
Manager Robert Hittner, 59, and contractor Ira Silver, 62, are the
suspects arrested, but more arrests are expected.
is the condo manager, accused of stealing dues from residents.
Representative Julio Robaina (R-Miami) created the pilot
program "How To Catch The Thieves In Our Associations".
His efforts helped to start this desperately needed program!
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