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Kelly Marie Givens, former president/CEO of FedStar Federal Credit Union in Salem, Va., was banned from ever participating in the affairs of any federally insured financial institution for making unauthorized personal purchases paid by the credit union, the NCUA said Wednesday.

About 16 months after FedStar was merged during the second quarter of 2021 because of its poor financial condition, Givens was arraigned in a Roanoke federal courtroom on the felony charge of misapplication of credit union funds in November 2022. She pleaded guilty to that felony in January 2023.

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