ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Dec. 31, 2015) – The National Credit Union Administration has issued one order in December prohibiting the following individual from participating in the affairs of any federally insured financial institution:
Brianna Lee Freel, a former employee of U.P. State Credit Union in Escanaba, Michigan, pleaded guilty to the charges of embezzlement and false pretenses. Freel received two years of probation and was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $54,595.21.
Credit unions may search prohibition and administrative orders by name, institution, city, state and year at http://go.usa.gov/gFP5 (opens new window). The webpage also provides links to the enforcement actions of other federal banking regulators against other institutions or their affiliated parties.
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.
Violation of a prohibition order is a felony offense punishable by imprisonment and a fine of up to $1 million.