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CU System briefs (01/21/2010)
* MADISON, Wis. (1/22/10)--This is the official legal notice to all members of the Credit Union National Association’s 76th Annual General Meeting (AGM), scheduled for Feb. 22, at 10:30 a.m., at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. It will be held in conjunction with the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference. The AGM will update member credit unions and leagues on the actions of their association during the past year ... * MADISON, Wis. (1/22/10)--A burglar is suspected of taking numerous 2010 license plate stickers from the Westport branch of Madison, Wis.-based Summit CU Wednesday morning (The Capital Times Jan. 21). A credit union employee discovered early Wednesday morning that a back office door had been forced open. No money was missing. A surveillance camera at the credit union took a photo of a man at 12:50 a.m. Wednesday who is suspected of taking the stickers ... * CHICAGO (1/22/10)--A former Chicago police officer was convicted Wednesday of trying to deposit a phony $1 million check at the Chicago Patrolmen's FCU. Tiffany Brown, 38, was found guilty of forgery, attempted theft and official misconduct in a Cook County Circuit Court. She tried to deposit the check on Aug. 31, 2006, saying it was a windfall from a legal settlement involving Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Ill. The credit union checked with Six Flags and found out the check was fraudulent (Chicago Sun-Times Jan. 21) ... * MADISON, Wis. (1/22/10)--Vera Croner, former CUNA CU (now Summit CU) staffer, died Monday at the age of 89. Born in what is now Poland, Croner spending years in hiding during World War II in Germany. She moved to Madison, Wis., after the war and beginning in 1959, she worked with CUNA CU and became an administrator and counselor of the office at the Credit Union National Association. In 1962, she helped reorganize internal operations of credit unions in Trinidad and conducted training seminars. She retired in the 1980s from CUNA (Summit) CU. A memorial service was held Thursday (Wisconsin State Journal Jan. 20) ...


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