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NCUA orders bar ten from financial institution work
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (1/27/10)--The National Credit Union Administration issued orders prohibiting the following individuals from participating in the affairs of any federally insured financial institution.
*Brenda Alexander, a former employee of the merged TRICARE FCU, Newark, N.J., without admitting or denying fault, consented to an order of prohibition to avoid the time and cost of administrative litigation; *Becky Joyce Hughes, a former employee of Wiregrass FCU, Dothan, Ala., was convicted of misapplication of credit union funds and sentenced to 15 months in prison, 5 years supervised probation and ordered to pay $138,318 in restitution; *Charice Kaahanui, a former employee of Leahi FCU, Honolulu, Hawaii, was convicted of bank fraud and sentenced to 14 months in prison, 5 years supervised release, and ordered to pay $26,980 in restitution; *Steven Long, a former employee of Citizens FCU, Midland, Texas, was convicted of theft and ordered to pay $3,200 in restitution; *Steven Pennington, a former manager of the merged First Future CU, San Diego, Calif., without admitting or denying fault, consented to an order of prohibition to avoid the time and cost of administrative litigation; *Ana Santana, a former employee of the merged TRICARE FCU, Newark, N.J., without admitting or denying fault, consented to an order of prohibition to avoid the time and cost of administrative litigation; *Henry L. Slootmaker, a former employee of Peoples First Choice FCU, Glen Rock, N.J., without admitting or denying fault, consented to an order of prohibition to avoid the time and cost of administrative litigation; *Crystal L. Smith, a former employee of Bluegrass Community FCU, Ashland, Ky., was convicted of unauthorized use of an access device with intent to defraud. Smith was sentenced to 57 months imprisonment; 5 years supervised probation and ordered to pay $178,709 in restitution; *Emily Vanterpool-Charles, a former employee of St. Thomas FCU, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, was convicted of embezzlement and ordered to serve 2 years in prison, with all but 6 months suspended, and placed on supervised probation for 2 years; and *Betty Lee Wing, former vice chairman of New England Lee FCU, Boston, Mass., was convicted of larceny and filing false reports in relation to employment at the Massachusetts Department of Public Safety, and is therefore prohibited from being affiliated with or participating in the affairs of any federally insured depository institution.
Violation of a prohibition order is a felony offense punishable by imprisonment and a fine of up to $1 million. Use the resource link below to view NCUA enforcement orders online.
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