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NCUA Issues Prohibition Notices

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Aug. 31, 2018) – The National Credit Union Administration issued one prohibition order and three prohibition notices in August. These individuals are prohibited from participating in the affairs of any federally insured financial institution.

  • Chelly Ann Callaway, a former employee of Kellogg Midwest Federal Credit Union in Omaha, Nebraska, pleaded guilty to the charge of theft. Callaway was sentenced to six months in prison, four years’ supervised release, and was ordered to pay $38,374 in restitution.
  • Taren Dawson, a former employee or institution-affiliated party of People’s First Federal Credit Union in Tarrant, Alabama, agreed and consented to the issuance of a prohibition order and agreed to comply with all of its terms to settle and resolve the NCUA Board’s claims against her.
  • Jonathan Wade Dunning, a former employee of Birmingham Financial Federal Credit Union in Birmingham, Alabama, was found guilty of the charges of wire fraud, bank fraud, conspiracy, and money laundering. Dunning was sentenced to 18 years in prison, five years’ supervised release, and was ordered to pay more than $13.5 million in restitution.
  • Nita Rae Nirschl, a former employee of Parsons Pittsburg Credit Union in Parsons, Kansas, pleaded guilty to the charges of embezzlement, money laundering, and attempting to evade taxes. Nirschl was sentenced to five years in prison, five years’ supervised release, and was ordered to pay more than $10 million in restitution.

Prohibition and administrative orders are searchable by name, institution, city, state, and year at the NCUA’s Administrative Orders webpage. The webpage also provides links to the enforcement actions of federal banking agencies against other institutions or their affiliated parties.

You may view NCUA enforcement orders online or inspect them at NCUA’s Office of General Counsel between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Eastern, Monday through Friday. You also may order copies by mail from NCUA at 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 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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9/20/2018 5:52 PM