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Former CU employee facing criminal charges. Former CU employee facing criminal charges. (Source: Shutterstock)

Mike MacPherson, president/CEO of the $311 million Freedom Federal Credit Union in Bel Air, Md., said he was shocked and appalled after police alleged a former teller committed a violent home invasion of a member who withdrew a large sum of money.

Nathan Michael Newell, 19, of Bel Air, who worked at the credit union’s Fountain Green branch for less than nine months, was fired last week after seven charges of home invasion, assault, burglary and robbery, were filed by prosecutors in Harford County District Court.

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