Realtor sentenced in Lantana senior home scam

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The Greenacres realtor who helped a saleswoman pilfer nearly $100,000 from a Lantana senior community will spend the next two years on probation.

The plea for Glenn Gatti, 64, came just days after Natasha Deonath accepted an 18-month prison sentence for scheme to defraud and money laundering charges for a scam she ran while a sales executive at The Carlisle Palm Beach assisted living facility.

According to arrest reports, Deonath fraudulently listed  more than two dozen new residents at the facility as having been referred by Gatti, which made Gatti eligible to receive thousands of dollars under an incentive program offering payouts for steering potential residents to The Carlisle.

Carlisle, according to police, then gave Deonath and her husband split the fraudulent referral checks with Deonath, sometimes also paying Deonath’s husband.

Gatti told police he received about $100,000 in the scheme, which unraveled when Carlisle directors began calling the referred residents and found none of them had ever heard of Gatti.

Gatti is also facing unrelated burglary, battery and theft charges.

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