NCUA issues prohibition notices

ALEXANDRIA, VA (November 1, 2018) — The National Credit Union Administration issued four prohibition notices in October. These individuals are prohibited from participating in the affairs of any federally insured financial institution.

  • Christine Darley, a former employee of Panhandle Cooperative Federal Credit Union in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, pleaded guilty to the charge of bank fraud. Darley was sentenced to time served, five years’ supervised release, and was ordered to pay $139,878.92 in restitution.
  • Janell Purdy, a former employee of First Hawaiian Homes Credit Union in Hoolehua, Hawaii, pleaded guilty to the charge of conspiracy to commit embezzlement. Purdy was sentenced to 50 months in prison, three years’ supervised release, and was ordered to pay $949,736.36 in restitution.
  • Krista Putman, a former employee of G.H. Woodworkers Federal Credit Union in Aberdeen, Washington, pleaded guilty to the charge of theft. Putman was sentenced to 14 months in prison and was ordered to pay $335,758.63 in restitution.
  • Savannah Yang, a former employee of Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union in Saint Paul, Minnesota, pleaded guilty to the charge of embezzlement. Yang was sentenced to 21 months in prison, one year supervised release, and was ordered to pay $286,665.94 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.

About National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)

The 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, the NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of more than 135 million account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of state-chartered credit unions. The NCUA also protects consumers and educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues.


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