The NCUA has banned three former credit union employees, two of whom stole money from their financial institution, from ever participating in the affairs of a financial institution insured by the federal government.

Melissa Barajas, a former public relations coordinator of the San Antonio FCU in San Antonio, Texas, was convicted of embezzlement. She was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison and five years of supervised probation, and ordered to pay restitution of $56,423.

Donna Gonzalez, a former manager of Saint John Vianney FCU in Houston (which has since merged with San Antonio FCU) pleaded guilty to embezzling $56,826.36.

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