WesCorp's former chief financial officer on Wednesday asked thefederal court in Los Angeles hearing the NCUA's case against thefailed corporate's executives to order the agency to drop itscomplaints against him, pay his legal fees and award himdamages.

Todd Lane also demanded a jury trial. He made the requests in anamended counterclaim to an amended complaint by the NCUA in thecase arising from WesCorp's 2009 collapse under the weight of investment losses andsubsequent conservatorship by the federal regulator.

In mid-March, U.S. District Judge George Wu ruled that Lane andhis co-defendants former CEO Robert Siravo, Chief InvestmentOfficer Robert Burrell, Human Resources Director Thomas Swedbergand Chief Risk Officer Timothy Sidley – should be treated asWesCorp creditors and must submit claims for payment to the NCUAonly after their case with the agency is completed.

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