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New court documents revealed that Jeffrey B. Moats, the former president/CEO of the conserved Edinburg Teachers Credit Union, allegedly made regular cash gifts to board members and made at least one personal loan to the former board secretary, Brian J. Warren, who did not respond to an investigative subpoena, according to the NCUA.

The independent federal agency on Friday filed a petition in U.S. District Court in McAllen, Texas asking a federal judge to issue a court order to compel Warren to submit documents, including emails, text messages, payments and other records, regarding any business dealings and financial arrangements, including loans and cash gifts that allegedly involved Warren, Moats and Board Chair Richard K. Kanipe, Vice Board Chair Joe L. Cantu Jr., Board Member Dale M. Ramos, and Supervisory Committee Members Donald G. Strong and Daniel Roma. A local real estate broker Ted Miller also was listed; when reached by CU Times on Monday, he declined to comment.

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