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NCUA Prohibits Four From CU Work
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (4/1/13)--The National Credit Union Administration has issued orders prohibiting four former credit union employees from any future involvement with federally insured financial institutions.

The following individuals have been banned, according to the agency:
  • Holly Cowan, a former employee of Lawrence County School Employees FCU in New Castle, Pa., pleaded guilty to the charge of embezzlement and income tax evasion. Cowan was sentenced to 15 months in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $285,641;
  • Lisa Hood, a former employee of AllSouth FCU in Columbia, S.C., was sentenced to five years in prison and five years of probation on charges of financial identity fraud, crimes against a federally insured financial institution and breach of trust with fraudulent intent;
  • Crystal Lankford, a former employee of H.B.E. CU in Seward, Neb., pleaded guilty to the charge of embezzlement. Lankford was sentenced to 45 months in prison, five years of supervised release and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $633,998.56; and
  • Keiona Rutledge, a former employee of G.I.C. FCU in Cleveland, Ohio, pleaded guilty to the charges of trafficking and possessing criminal tools. Rutledge was sentenced to one year of community control and ordered to pay a $500 fine.
Violation of a prohibition order is a felony offense punishable by imprisonment and a fine of up to $1 million.

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