FORT WORTH, Texas — In what has become a somewhat rare occurrence, a U.S. bank–which happens to be a former CU–had some of its depositors' money stolen in a direct hacking attack and has had to limit debit card use and re-issue cards, according to media reports.

OmniAmerican Bank had been OmniAmerican Credit Union until 2005 when it converted to a bank charter and subsequently issued stock as part of a mutual holding company.

The local media quoted Tim Carter, president of the bank, as saying that the scheme was "pretty sophisticated." In a Fort Worth Star Telegram report, Carter called the amount stolen minimal and said the former CU had fewer than 100 accounts compromised.

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