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  • BOISE, Idaho (7/14/14)-- Will Hall, government affairs officer for the Idaho Credit Union League, has been promoted to vice president of the league and of League Services Inc. ( Gem July 2). Hall will continue in his role as government affairs officer and as the league's main lobbyist but will also be more involved in the administration, operations and strategic planning for the two organizations ...
  • GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (7/14/14)-- A former employee of Knoxville (Tenn.) TVA Employees CU was sentenced last week on charges of allegedly embezzling $420,000 from the credit union. U.S. District Judge J. Ronnie Greer sentenced 41-year-old Tamra Vance Robinson to 33 months in federal prison, three years of supervised release and restitution of $420,000. Robinson pleaded guilty in March to grand jury charges. According to a Department of Justice release, between 1998 and 2011, Robinson allegedly embezzled funds from the $1.3 billion-asset credit union by creating a fictitious teller drawer to conceal cash withdrawals, manipulating the coin and currency receipt and disbursement records, and falsifying entries for the vault, teller ledgers, teller drawers and ATM. According to Assistant U.S. Attorney Helen Smith, an investigation into the embezzlement never located the stolen funds ( Kingsport Times-News July 11) ...
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio (7/14/14)-- Bob Johnson, a former Ohio Credit Union League field staff liaison, died July 6 . He was 83. Johnson worked for the league for 16 years, retiring in 1993 ( eLumination July 9) ...

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