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NCUA Bans 11 From CU Work
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (7/1/13)--The National Credit Union Administration Friday issued prohibition orders banning eleven individuals from participating in the affairs of any federally insured financial institution.

The NCUA reported the orders involve the following former credit union employees and charges:

The NCUA reported the orders involve the following former credit union employees and charges:

  • Kaleigh Davis, a former employee of VyStar CU, Jacksonville, Fla., pleaded guilty to the charge of defrauding a financial institution;
  • Gabriel Escandon, a former vice president of operations for White Sands FCU, Las Cruces, N.M., and former CEO of Tip of Texas FCU, El Paso, Texas., consented to the issuance of a prohibition order to avoid the time, cost and expense of administrative litigation;
  • Linda Fite, a former employee of Cinco Family Financial Center CU, Cincinnati, Ohio, pleaded guilty to the charge of theft;
  • Tyrone Hunt, a former employee of County CU, Clayton, Mo., pleaded guilty to the charge of forgery;
  • Mary Kjersem, a former employee of United Neighbors FCU, Watertown, N.Y., pleaded guilty to the charge of grand larceny in the third degree;
  • George Kolias Jr., a former employee of Flag CU, Tallahassee, Fla., pleaded no contest to the charge of providing alcohol to a minor and aggravated assault with the intent to commit a felony;
  • Jody Kravat, a former employee of Security CU, Flint, Mich., pleaded guilty to the charge of embezzlement;
  • Anthony Loayza, a former employee of Gulf Coast Educators FCU, Corpus Christi, Texas, pleaded guilty to the charge of theft;
  • Ysnayana Carolina Patino, a former employee of Miami Firefighters FCU, Miami, Fla., was convicted of grand theft in the second degree;
  • Patricia Piscioneri, a former employee of North Adams M E FCU, North Adams, Mass., pleaded guilty to the charge of embezzlement and false entries; and
  • Betty Lou Williams, a former employee of VyStar CU, Jacksonville, Fla., pleaded guilty to the charge of defrauding a financial institution.
Violation of a prohibition order is a felony offense punishable by imprisonment and a fine of up to $1 million.

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