The former assistant manager of the $40 million Wilkes-Barre City Employees Federal Credit Union and a police officer approached individuals to use their name to apply for loans, and then refinanced those loans or added debt to them without the individual's knowledge, according to federal indictments.
FBI agent tells CU Times he's never seen a case where three employees independently stole from the same institution without collusion.
The former assistant manager and four members of the $40M Wilkes-Barre City Employees FCU plead not guilty to a straw loan scheme.
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.