Two years ago, AEA Federal Credit Union’s future looked bleak as it nearly succumbed to the greed of a lending officer who took the cooperative to the brink of collapse.
Mendivil had been serving as executive vice president of the conserved Arizona credit union for the past two years.
This in-depth look at a conserved and now recovering Arizona credit union is a preview from next week's print edition of Credit Union Times.
William Liddle already had been sentenced to 15 years in prison and ordered to pay back $25 million in restitution.
Ruiz was a co-conspirator in a business lending kickback scheme with the credit union’s former vice president of business lending, William Liddle.
Frank Ruiz, convicted of conspiracy and money laundering, is scheduled to start his two-year prison sentence this week.
Former vice president found guilty of 54 counts of fraud that led to the near collapse of AEA Federal Credit Union sent to prison.
William Liddle has claimed that he was stabbed by an unseen assailant on the day he was scheduled to be sentenced in court.
After meeting a noon deadline Tuesday for confirming William Liddle’s reported stabbing, the former AEA Federal Credit Union lending executive will be sentenced June 1.
William Liddle, the former lending officer convicted in the AEA Federal Credit Union case, was reportedly stabbed Monday morning.