NCUA Issues Six Prohibition Orders
The NCUA prohibited six individuals this month from participating in the affairs of any federally insured financial institution.
Crystal Ferreira, a former supervisor at the Columbus Credit Union in Providence, R.I., pleaded guilty to embezzlement and was sentenced to three years supervised release. She was also required to pay restitution in the amount of $437,250.
Charlene Arva, a former employee of the $22 million Canandaigua Federal Credit Union in Canandaigua, N.Y., was sentenced to a prison term of no less than 30 months and no more than 90 months for pleading guilty to the charge of grand larceny.
Renee Thomas, former CEO of the merged Community Credit Union in Tacoma, Wash., pleaded guilty to wire fraud and misapplication of credit union funds, which carried an 18-month prison sentence and three years’ supervised release. Thomas was also ordered to pay $126,469 in restitution.
Robert Foster, a former employee of the $4.8 million United Neighbors Federal Credit Union in Watertown, N.Y., was fined $795 for falsifying business records.
Felisa Kazimierczak, a former head teller of $1.1 billion Greylock Federal Credit Union in Pittsfield, Mass., was sentenced to four years in jail for kidnapping, misleading a police officer, filing a false crime report, making false entries and larceny.
Karen York, former president of the $8.4 million VA Hospital Federal Credit Union in Little Rock, Ark., was sentenced to one month in prison, two years of supervised release and ordered to $51,920.77 in restitution for embezzlement.