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NCUA Issues Prohibition Orders

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (July 31, 2015) – The National Credit Union Administration has issued four orders in July prohibiting the following individuals from participating in the affairs of any federally insured financial institution:

  • Donald Battles, a former employee of Rancho Federal Credit Union in Downey, California, was sentenced on the charge of elder theft. Battles was sentenced to 40 days in prison, a three-year probation and 300 hours of community service. He was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $21,400.

  • Christina Christy, also known as Christina Pace, a former employee of Gateway Credit Union in Clarksville, Tennessee, pleaded no contest to the charge of forgery. Christy received a three-year probation. 

  • Catherine Marriott, a former employee of UMICO Federal Credit Union in New Hartford, New York, pleaded guilty to the charge of grand larceny. Marriott, was sentenced to five years of probation and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $26,000.

  • Lindsey Zes, a former employee of VyStar Credit Union in Jacksonville, Florida, pleaded guilty to the charge of grand theft. Zes received a two-day unsupervised probation.

NCUA enforcement orders are available online and for inspection at NCUA’s Office of General Counsel between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. You also may order copies by mail from NCUA, 1775 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314-3428.

Credit unions may search prohibition and administrative orders by name, institution, city, state and year at The webpage also provides links to the enforcement actions of other federal banking regulators against other institutions or their affiliated parties.

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 United States, NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of state-chartered credit unions. At, NCUA also educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues.


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