Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
CU branch closed after explosion at ATM
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (12/6/12)--An explosion at an ATM Wednesday outside the Fredericksburg, Va., branch of Virginia CU resulted in no one being hurt, but caused the credit union to be evacuated and closed.

The ATM sustained some scorch marks and damage, but remained intact and functioning, Fredericksburg Police said (fredericksburg.com Dec. 5).

A representative from the $2.33 billion asset, Richmond, Va.-based credit union called police at 9 a.m.--about 15 minutes after a nearby resident phoned the credit union and reported she heard an explosion at the credit union building at 4 a.m., the publication said.

The explosion set off car alarms in a nearby apartment complex, the caller said. Although she saw a figure close to the credit union, she was too far away to provide an accurate description of the person to police.

Police later confirmed via the credit union's security video that an explosive device detonated about 4 a.m., the publication said. Police reviewed the video and used a canine trained in explosives at the scene.


RSS print
News Now LiveWire
Texans linebacker Cushing continues outreach, spokesman role for @FirstCommCU http://t.co/wIUGhn9okM
2 hours ago
Despite what consumers say, big banks still hold sway over market via @Marketplace http://t.co/ozH69d8soj
4 hours ago
Erie, Pa., Americo FCU CEO praises staff for actions during robbery http://t.co/yyhaPnDtXh
4 hours ago
"Shreditorial" praises good deeds of @DannemoraFedCU http://t.co/06qKe0mhzR
4 hours ago
.@icul survey touts value of #college education http://t.co/41yopLeWLe
5 hours ago