Achieve Financial CU executive says he was forced to wear an explosive device in robbery attempt.
California duo use accomplices and fake toll-free numbers in cash advance scheme.
Ex-fugitive CEO gets extra month to negotiate before indictments in Taupa Lithuanian case.
Authorities finally captured former Taupa Lithuanian President/CEO Alex R. Spirikaitis Oct. 21, who had been a fugitive since July until he was nabbed by federal agents while walking on a sidewalk on Cleveland’s east side.
The Cleveland FBI office is stepping up efforts in its search for the former Taupa Lithuanian Credit Union CEO Alex Spirikaitis, releasing a new photo of him without his goatee.
Feds step up efforts to find CEO charged with embezzling in the failure of Taupa Lithuanian Credit Union in Cleveland.
Alex Spirikaitis, former CEO of the liquidated Taupa Lithuanian Credit Union in Cleveland, is still a fugitive, but FBI promises his capture.
Despite the documented ability of smart chips to cut fraud losses, experts say some credit unions and CUSOs have not moved very quickly to start issuing credit and debit cards enabled with the higher tech chips.
Credit unions in 20 states will want to pay particular attention to their fraud alerts and protections after the Michaels retail chain announced they had experienced an ongoing card data breach.
The Michaels chain of arts and crafts stores is reporting a 20-state PIN pad fraud alert.