Cover sheet of the NCUA lawsuit. Cover sheet of the NCUA lawsuit.

A NCUA lawsuit reveals allegations of additional corrupt acts by Alan Kaufman, former president/CEO of Melrose Credit Union, who was sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison in September after a jury found him guilty of two bribery felonies.

The NCUA lawsuit was filed in the federal court of the Eastern District of New York against CUMIS Insurance Society for failing to pay a $4.7 million claim of documented losses that were caused by Kaufman’s dishonest conduct. The lawsuit also makes multiple claims against CUMIS, alleging that the Madison, Wis.-based organization intended to fashion evidence to deny the federal agency’s insurance claim by using CUMIS’ multiple ex parte interviews with Kaufman that allegedly credited him “to be honest.”

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