Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive
150x172_CUEffect.jpg
Contacts
LISA MCCUEVICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
MICHELLE WILLITSManaging Editor
RON JOOSSASSISTANT EDITOR
ALEX MCVEIGHSTAFF NEWSWRITER
TOM SAKASHSTAFF NEWSWRITER

News Now

CU System
CU System briefs (01/18/2008)
* COLUMBIA, S.C. (1/22/08)--Timothy Wayne Eddington, Fort Mill, S.C., was convicted Wednesday of multiple charges related to planning a pipe-bomb diversion at a school to divert police from a planned robbery of Founders FCU. He was arrested at a vacant house with three other men on Aug. 23 after police received a tip about the plans. Also arrested were his son, Steven Michael Eddington, then 18; his nephew, William Christopher Puckett, then 19; and Edgar Scott Williams IV, then 19. Authorities discovered two pipe bombs in the house. Eddington, who was 35 at the time of the arrest, faces a minimum 40 years in federal prison. He will be sentenced in about 90 days (The Herald Jan. 18) … * SYDNEY (1/22/08)--Australian Central CU announced it will raise its variable rates on home loans by 17 basis points. The increase went into effect on Thursday. The credit union said the raise was in response to cost pressures related to the subprime mortgage situation in the U.S. (Herald Sun Jan. 16) … * ALBANY, N.Y. (1/22/08)--Tony Schilling had joined the New York Credit Union Foundation as financial education specialist. He will be responsible for managing the foundation's youth financial education programs, including outreach to stakeholders in the field of education and community organizations. Schilling previously was an associate in instructional services for the New York State Education Department. He also has served as adjunct lecturer at the State University of New York in Albany and as a high school teacher-coordinator at two high schools … * NAPLES, Fla. (1/22/08)--Anthony Joseph Cianfero Jr., 41, was charged with grand theft and uttering a forged instrument after allegedly bouncing a $50,000 check stolen from his grandmother's house. The Collier County Sheriff's Office said he deposited the check into his account at the Naples branch of Tampa-based Suncoast Schools FCU on July 25, 2007. The check was drawn on the account of his grandmother, Yolanda Cianfero, and aunt, Marirose Stewart. During the transaction he obtained a cashier's check for $44,372 made payable to a Naples law firm and withdrew $3,500 in cash. The check was returned on Aug. 1 for insufficient funds. He was arrested earlier this month (News-Press Jan. 16) …


RSS





print
News Now LiveWire
A recent report from @TransUnion says consumers born 1981 or later made up 27% of total auto-loan originations in 2014, up 16% from 2009.
6 hours ago
.@CUNA says new House bill is "further evidence" of lawmakers' interest in how @TheNCUA uses its funds from CUs. See News Now Monday.
1 day ago
.@MECreditUnions announces winner of @YoungFreeME #SoundOff contest. @Sassquatch_Band will play Old Port Festival in June @PDD_Downtown
1 hour ago
House Financial Services Com. to hold March 3 hearing to receive the semi-annual report of @CFPB Director Richard Cordray.
1 hour ago
Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) re-introduced bill to ease veterans' access to loans for #smallbusiness purposes from a #creditunion (HR 1133)
3 hours ago