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CU System Briefs (09/12/2013)
  • EASTPORT, N.Y. (9/12/13)--Willie Petteway of Brooklyn, N.Y., was charged with attempting to scam a Long Island credit union out of $60,000 by opening lines of credit with fake identities. Police say Petteway allegedly withdrew $20,000 on Aug. 27 from Suffolk FCU's West Babylon branch and then tried to do the same thing on Sept. 5 at the credit union's Medford branch (Long Island Business News' libn.com and Newsday Sept. 11). He was charged with grand larceny, possession of a forged instrument, attempted identity theft and more. He is also wanted by the New Jersey State Police Gaming Bureau in connection with a $60,000 theft ...
  • ST. LOUIS, Mo. (9/12/13)--The Missouri Credit Union Association has hired Maria Langston as vice president of events and Halley Hayden as vice president of communications to round out its member relations department, which supports the marketing and communication needs of its member credit unions. Langston will also act as the executive director of the Missouri Credit Union Charitable Foundation. She previously worked for 12 years at Children's Miracle Network Hospitals of Greater St. Louis. In her last position as executive director, she focused on fundraising events and logistics for events such as Miracle Treat Day and the hospitals' radiothons. In her new position she will coordinate and execute MCUA conferences such as the annual MCUA Convention and Exposition.  Hayden returned to MCUA after working for Schupp Co. as an account executive, where she worked on brands such as Miller Lite, Coors Light and Missouri Baptist University. Prior to her Schupp experience, Hayden held various positions at MCUA and has more than five years' experience working with Missouri credit unions ...


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