NCUA Issues Prohibition Notices

November 2017
NCUA Issues Prohibition Notices

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Nov. 30, 2017) – The National Credit Union Administration issued three prohibition orders and five notices of prohibition in November. These eight individuals are prohibited from participating in the affairs of any federally insured financial institution.

  • Robert M. Burton, a former employee or institution-affiliated party of Vantage Trust Credit Union in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 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.
  • Diamantina Navarrete De Gomez, also known as Tina Gomez, a former employee of Tropical Financial Credit Union in Miramar, Florida, pleaded no contest to the charge of grand theft. Gomez was sentenced to 10 years’ probation.
  • Roy Frasher, the former Chairman of the Board of Mildred Mitchell Bateman Hospital Federal Credit Union in Huntington, West Virginia, 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.
  • Lavel D. Hammons, a former employee of Tinker Federal Credit Union in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, pleaded guilty to the charges of using a computer to obtain money by false pretenses and conspiracy to commit a felony violation of the Computer Act. Hammons was sentenced to 10 years in prison and was ordered to pay $10,414.33 in restitution.
  • Tabitha A. Kovac, a former employee of Park City Credit Union in Merrill, Wisconsin, pleaded guilty to the charge of theft. Kovac was sentenced to 30 days in prison, 200 hours of community service, two years’ probation, and was ordered to $8,735.42 in restitution.
  • Larry E. Martin, the former Chief Executive Officer of Mildred Mitchell Bateman Hospital Federal Credit Union in Huntington, West Virginia, 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.
  • Martina M. Papa, a former employee of Teamsters Local 30 Federal Credit Union in Jeannette, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty to the charge of theft. Papa received seven years’ probation and was ordered to $57,100 in restitution.
  • Chasity Renee Rogers, a former employee of Midwest Regional Credit Union in Kansas City, Kansas, pleaded guilty to the charges of theft and computer crime. Rogers entered into a pretrial agreement where she was sentenced to 27 months in the Wyandotte County Criminal Diversion program. Rogers was also ordered to pay $14,032 in restitution.

Prohibition and administrative orders are searchable by name, institution, city, state and year at 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.

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11/30/18