New York authorities seize vehicles, bank accounts, real estate and cash from mother-son criminal team.
Eva Barroso is sentenced to 27 months in prison for making false loans and spending the cash at casinos.
Duane Akuffo receives sentence for more than $530,000 worth of bogus auto loans.
U.S. District Court Judge John Gleeson ruled July 18 that retailers unhappy with the settlement of a credit card interchange civil suit may continue with a new legal proceeding against major card brands.
A Friday ruling allows retailers who opted out of last year's settlement to proceed with new suits. Card brands can also countersue retailers.
Charles Juska pleaded not guilty to charges he created fraudulent loans to cover delinquencies.
Tamra Robinson stole cash from the vault, an ATM and teller drawers over a three-year period.
E-commerce merchant Mitch Goldstone filed the interchange antitrust lawsuit back in 2005.
Jessica Vidal, a former member services representative, and Connie Ortiz, former assistant branch manager, were indicted last week for embezzling more than $51,000 from the $423 million Pima Federal Credit Union in Tucson, Ariz.
Two former CU employees, a wholesale auto vendor and an ID thief face justice.