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Top 10 March iNews Nowi stories Data breach No. 1
MADISON, Wis. (4/3/12)--An article confirming a data breach of Visa and MasterCard card customer information at Atlanta-based Global Payments Inc., a third-party payment processor, was the most-read News Now article in March.

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10. Judge strikes several WesCorp officials' defenses

LOS ANGELES (3/20/12)--A federal judge has granted the National Credit Union Administration's (NCUA) motion to strike down certain defenses offered by officials of the now defunct Western Corporate FCU in NCUA's suit against them to recoup $6.8 million in investment portfolio losses from mortgage-backed securities.

9. Leon-Decker withdraws her name from NCUA consideration

WASHINGTON (3/13/12)--Carla Leon-Decker requested that her nomination to the National Credit Union Administration board be withdrawn and that request was honored by the White House Monday.

8. CUs on a roll as 'best of the best'

MADISON, Wis. (3/27/12)--Communities across the nation continue to recognize credit unions as the best of the best in a variety of areas.

7. Carla Leon-Decker's NCUA nomination has been withdrawn

WASHINGTON (UPDATED 3/12/12 5:48 p.m. ET)--The White House has announced the nomination of Carla Leon-Decker to be a member of the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) has been withdrawn.

6.  CUNA, coalition seek rejection of merchants' interchange suit

WASHINGTON (UPDATED 3/15/12, 11:00 p.m. ET)--CUNA today joined a broad coalition of trade associations representing thousands of small and large financial institutions to file an amicus brief in a lawsuit brought by merchants against the Federal Reserve Board's rule that sets a debit interchange fee cap.

5. Use smarts to thwart fraud

DALLAS (3/20/12)--You can get ahead in life by being good at what you do. Unfortunately, the same is true for fraudsters (MoneyGram International March 7).

4. CUs remain on top in 2011 customer satisfaction survey

MADISON, Wis. (3/9/12)--Credit unions top the list of U.S. financial institutions when it comes to member/customer satisfaction, according to a new survey released Thursday.

3. Fed's stance on low rates has consequences for CUs--CUNA

WASHINGTON (3/14/12)--The Federal Reserve's stance on the continued low targeted range of the federal funds rate at 0% to 0.25% has consequences for credit unions, including a possible historic low net interest margin, according to a Credit Union National Association (CUNA) economist.

2. Compliance: Three questions CEOs should ask staff

WASHINGTON (3/9/12)--CUNA Comp Blog has released its latest compliance wrap-up, a monthly CompBlog feature that, in part, suggests important questions that credit union CEOs should be asking members of their staff.

1. CUNA confirms Visa, MasterCard notifying CUs, banks of breach

WASHINGTON (Updated: 6:50 p.m. ET 3/30/12)--CUNA has confirmed that Visa and MasterCard are notifying card-issuing credit unions and banks of a possible massive data breach involving Atlanta-based Global Payments Inc., a third-party payment processor.


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