The NCUA approves 19 mergers in December. At this rate, only 5,400 credit unions will remain in 2018.
Meanwhile, Cleveland's Firefighters Community CU invites folks in punch, cookies and credit union information.
A debit card fraud breach that began swarming Northeast Ohio in April is said to have affected tens of thousands of accounts and dozens of financial institutions, including at least seven credit unions.
League says no takers on its offer for help.
Ohio League says breach shows how financial burden falls on credit unions, not retailers.
FIve Cleveland credit unions, a dozen banks affected; Secret Service investigating.