Norman Glavas, 70, of
Boynton Beach, pleaded guilty to one charge of grand theft
over $20,000 and will serve 10 months in jail, 70 months of
probation and repay $48,179.26 in restitution to the Quail
Run Homeowner Association. Glavas committed the crime from
2012 to 2014.
According to his plea agreement, Glavas will return $31,000
to the association immediately in a lump sum payment through
a trust controlled by his attorney. He will make $300
payments monthly to pay back the remaining amount after
completing his jail sentence, and must remain employed until
the entirety of the restitution is paid.
He also is required to serve 250 hours of community service
and pay $250 in court fees.
Glavas was first arrested in May 2016 on charges of
organized fraud, money laundering and grand theft. An arrest
report shows that as treasurer of the homeowner association,
Glavas made checks out to himself from the association’s
He deposited 16 checks totaling $51,542.59 into three
different bank accounts, perhaps attempting to conceal the
illegal activity, police said.
A member of the homeowner association board noticed
discrepancies in how several checks were logged and
confronted Glavas, according to the arrest report. At first,
he said the checks were for legal fees, but later told the
board member he laundered the money and asked them not to
call the police.