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* ORLANDO, Fla. (6/30/10)--Three men have been arrested after a takeover robbery at a branch of Orlando-based McCoy FCU Monday morning in which the credit union manager was beaten. Five armed men stormed the building after 9 a.m., ordered employees to the ground, jumped a counter to the teller area and opened cash drawers (South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com June 28). Several news accounts said the manager was "badly beaten," while others said the manager was "battered." Police said the group left with an undisclosed amount of money in a red Dodge but then switched to a black Pontiac GTO and a purple Grand Am. Police on patrol spotted one of the vehicles and arrested Marcell A. Stalling, 20; Kyle Sawyer, 20; and Michael Holliday, 19. They are charged with armed robbery with a firearm/mask, aggravated battery with a firearm and armed kidnapping. The other robbery suspects were still at large (WDBO.com June 28) ... * SACRAMENTO, Calif. (6/30/10)--The Golden 1 CU has launched its Golden 1 app for iPhone and iPad users, announced President/CEO Teresa A. Halleck. The application provides members using the devices with a way to manage everyday banking needs on a single, safe and secure platform, said the $7.6 billion asset credit union. The new Golden 1 app is available for free download at the iTunes App Store. "With nearly 700,000 members, we know that we will have many members who will be able to take advantage of this new service," Halleck said ...


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