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NCUA Issues Prohibition Notices

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Feb. 28, 2018) – The National Credit Union Administration issued two prohibition orders and two notices of prohibition in February. These four individuals are prohibited from participating in the affairs of any federally insured financial institution.

  • Mark Harrington, a former member of the board of directors of New England Teamsters Federal Credit Union in Arlington, Massachusetts, pleaded guilty to the charge of extortion. Harrington was sentenced to two years’ probation and was ordered to pay $24,023.95 in restitution.

  • John G. Pressler, III, a former employee or institution-affiliated party of Paradise Valley Federal Credit Union in National City, California, 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 him.

  • Michael Andrew Skinner, a former employee or institution-affiliated party of Dade County Federal Credit Union in Sweetwater, Florida, 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 him.

  • Anthony N. Tourtillott, a former employee of Focus Credit Union in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, pleaded guilty to the charge of theft. Tourtillott was sentenced to five years in prison, five years’ supervised release and was ordered to pay $326,459.00 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 MyCreditUnion.gov, NCUA also educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues.

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9/20/2018 5:52 PM