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* DOVER, Del.(1/26/11)--Dion Williams has been selected as the new president/CEO of Del-One (Delaware FCU), announced the Dover, Del.-based credit union's board. Williams has more than 18 years credit union experience, including senior management positions with the Raleigh, N.C.-based Local Government FCU as vice president of financial services, and most recently as president/CEO of Central Sunbelt FCU, Laurel, Miss. Del-One has seven branches throughout Delaware serving more than 40,000 members … * GREENVILLE, S.C. (1/26/11)--LaFonzo J. Burnside, 17, was charged Friday in the armed robberies of a credit union and a bank within two hours of each other. The robbery of North Charleston, S.C.-based CPM FCU occurred Friday at about 4:45 p.m. when a man wearing a wig and sunglasses demanded money and fled. However, he tossed the cash after a dye pack activated. Later, at about 6 p.m. a man wearing a toboggan and a bandana covering his face robbed Palmetto Bank. Burnside was arrested Friday night. Authorities recovered a hat, red bandanna and a BBgun hidden in a vent over his bed (Greenville News Jan. 23) … * SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. (1/26/11)--Numerica CU is offering mobile banking. Members enrolled in the Spokane Valley, Wash.-based credit union's Home Banking can access their accounts from their Web-enabled phone, smart phone, BlackBerry, Android, iPhone or iPad. The free service allows members to access account information, view transaction history, transfer funds, and find a branch location or ATM from their mobile device. Members can register up to five mobile devices with Numerica's mobile banking service. The service has SSL encryption and members go through a multi-factor authentication process when logging into the Home Banking for the first time through their mobile device … * WICHITA, Kan. (1/26/11)--Two Wichita, Kan., men pleaded guilty Monday to charges stemming from the Nov. 8, 2010 robbery of Kansas City, Mo.-based Catholic Family FCU (Associated Press Newswires Jan. 25). Deshane Gantt, 21, and Christopher Crabtree, 20, were arrested after their getaway car ran a red light in front of a police car. According to U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom, Gantt robbed the credit union and Crabtree was the driver. Police stopped the car and recovered money from the robbery. They will be sentenced April 11 …


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