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NCUA Issues Prohibition Orders

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Sept. 28, 2011) – The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) issued orders prohibiting the following individuals from participating in the affairs of any federally insured financial institution:

  • Rebecca Poe, a former employee of N&W POCA Division Federal Credit Union, Bluefield, W.Va. was convicted of aiding and abetting bank fraud. Poe was sentenced to 51 months in prison, three years supervised probation and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $2,406,804.
  • Lori J. Smith, a former employee of MSA Employees Federal Credit Union, Murrysville, Pa., pled guilty to theft by unlawful taking. Smith was sentenced to five years intermediate punishment with 12 months electronic home monitoring, two years supervised probation, ordered to pay restitution and join gamblers anonymous.
NCUA enforcement orders are online here, and you may inspect them at NCUA’s Office of General Counsel between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. You may order copies by mail from NCUA, 1775 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-3428.
 
Violation of a prohibition order is a felony offense punishable by imprisonment and a fine of up to $1 million.


NCUA is the independent federal agency created by the U.S. Congress to regulate, charter and supervise federal credit unions. With the backing of the full faith and credit of the U.S. Government, NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of more than 96 million account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of state-chartered credit unions. At MyCreditUnion.gov and Pocket Cents, NCUA also educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues..

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National Credit Union Administration

Office of Public & Congressional Affairs

703.518.6330
pacamail@ncua.gov

Contacts:

John Fairbanks
Office: 703.518.6336
jfairbanks@ncua.gov

Ben C. Hardaway
Office: 703.518.6333
Mobile: 703.298.5223 bhardaway@ncua.gov

Kenzie Snowden
Office: 703.518.6334
ksnowden@ncua.gov

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