NCUA issues prohibition notices
ALEXANDRIA, VA (May 31, 2016) — The National Credit Union Administration in May has issued six notices of prohibition to individuals who have been convicted of crimes of dishonesty and, as a result, are prohibited from participating in the affairs of any federally insured financial institution.
- Andrew Belzinskas, a former employee of Taupa Lithuanian Credit Union in Cleveland, Ohio, pleaded guilty to the charges of bank fraud and conspiracy to commit bank fraud. Belzinskas was sentenced to two years in prison and three years’ supervised release. He was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $436,026.
- Mark James Fierro, a former employee of Culver City Employees Federal Credit Union in Culver City, California, pleaded guilty to the charge of identity theft. Fierro received a suspended sentence and five years’ probation. He was required to perform 60 days of community service and ordered pay restitution the amount of $60,000.
- Susan N. Holm, a former employee of New Haven Police and Municipal Community Federal Credit Union in New Haven, Connecticut, pleaded guilty to the charge of larceny. Holm received a suspended sentence and five years’ probation. She was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $30,000.
- Donna Jennings, a former employee of Winchester Community Federal Credit Union in Winchester, Virginia, pleaded guilty to the charge of embezzlement. Jennings was sentenced to 54 months in prison and four years’ supervised release. She was also ordered to pay nearly $1.06 million in restitution.
- Jacqueline Kay Manning, a former employee of Boise U.S. Employees Federal Credit Union in Boise, Idaho, pleaded guilty the charge of theft. Manning was sentenced to a minimum of four years in prison and was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $213,302.92.
- Olivia Mae Walker, a former employee of Members Exchange Credit Union in Ridgeland, Mississippi, pleaded guilty to the charges of robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery. Walker was sentenced to 15 years in prison and five years’ supervised release. She was also ordered to pay restitution in an amount that has not yet been determined by the court.
Prohibition and administrative orders are searchable by name, institution, city, state and year at http://go.usa.gov/gFP5. 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. Monday through Friday. You may also 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 124 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.