ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (1/26/11)--The Credit Union Risk Council (CURC) has unveiled a new website. The website provides credit unions with information, resources, and a connection channel for federal law enforcement regarding risk associated with card products. It also contains an interactive forum for exclusive use by staff members at credit unions, federal law enforcement agencies and Visa and MasterCard companies. The new CURC website is the first to provide federal law enforcement with a secured resource to connect with credit unions in support of investigative efforts. The site provides credit unions with a single source for news, articles and information pertaining to risk in the card business. The Credit Union Risk Council was formed in 2008 to address the topic of risk management from the unique perspective of credit unions. Council members work together in a spirit of cooperation to act as advocates for credit unions and to create industry solutions specifically designed for credit unions. Participating institutions are: Card Services for Credit Unions, Credit Union Card Center, Credit Union 24, CUNA Mutual Group, Jack Henry & Associates, The Members Group, Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union, PSCU Financial Services and TNB Card Services. Advisory participants include: the FBI, MasterCard, U.S. Postal Inspection Service, U.S. Secret Service and Visa.