After detectives and NCUA auditors confronted Debra C. Pyfrom on June 30, the manager of the $6.3 million IBEW Local 816 Federal Credit Union confessed she stole more than $100,000 over two years.
CEO Jeff York explains the whys and hows of his $740M shop's decision to leave the federal fold.
One program offers payday loan alternatives through in partnership with employee sponsor groups.
Debra Pyfrom admits she stole from the $6.3M IBEW Local 816 FCU, which was liquidated by the NCUA July 10.
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The $1.1 billion Worker's FCU considered software to automate password resets, but opted for fingerprint readers instead.
Read email exchanges between the credit union and the NCUA about a board recall that spawned a lawsuit.
The NCUA's new rule on CDAs benefits industry charities as credit unions invest in the vehicles.
Credit unions shouldn't have to engage in such a convoluted regulatory kabuki dance to serve more consumers.
The NCUA approved 53 credit union mergers in the first quarter of 2014, down from the 71 approved consolidations during last year's first quarter and 62 at the end of the 2012 first quarter.