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CU System Briefs (08/09/2013)
  • SALT LAKE VALLEY, Utah (8/9/13)--"If it walks like a duck, talks like a duck, it must be a ...duck" has taken on a new meaning at a credit union in Salt Lake Valley, Utah. The credit union was a top story for KUTV.com Wednesday after a pair of ducks arrived at the credit union and made a deposit: eight eggs in a nest in the reeds by the credit union's entrance.They have been in residence for almost a month--roughly the length of time it takes eggs to hatch. The papa duck patrols the sidewalk by the front door, while the mama duck nests. Credit union manager Chelsey Watson said the ducks are like neighborhood pets. Staff meet the fowls' needs by providing cereal on the sidewalk and water. The station would not divulge the name of the credit union--to avoid crowds that might scare them away. Animal control told the credit union not to relocate the ducks. Watch the video report ...
  • MONROE, Mich. (8/9/10)--Thieves with ATM skimmers have targeted financial institutions throughout Southeast Michigan, says the Monroe, Mich., police department (MonroeNews.com Aug. 7). The latest skimming device, which is hidden on an ATM and records personal identification numbers as the victim types in the numbers on the ATM's keypad when using a credit or debit card, was discovered at an ATM located at Monroe-based Monroe County Community CU. Police are investigating whether any consumers' numbers were stolen or accounts compromised ...
  • MOUNT VERNON, Ill. (8/9/13)--An Illinois man accused of robbing a credit union and a bank last year in Mount Vernon, Ill., has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for the bank robbery in a plea bargain. Jeffrey Wilson, 42, of Waltonville, pleaded guilty to the first-degree robbery of Community First Bank of the Heartland in Woodlawn. Prosecutors dropped three other robbery counts, including a December robbery of Jefferson County Schools CU in Mount Vernon. Wilson's wife, Jessica, 30, is charged with the credit union robbery, and a third person, Ann Ramsey of Waltonville, already is serving an eight-year sentence for that holdup (Associated Press Newswires Aug. 8) ...


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