NCUA issues prohibition notices
ALEXANDRIA, VA (November 30, 2016) — The National Credit Union Administration in November issued four 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.
- Darlene Deliz, a former employee of Lancaster Red Rose Credit Union in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty to the charge of theft. Deliz received five years’ probation and was ordered to pay a fine of $100.
- Gwendolyn Hughes, a former employee of Norfolk Schools Federal Credit Union in Norfolk, Virginia, pleaded guilty to the charge of embezzlement. Hughes received a suspended sentence, which is conditioned on the completion of two years of good behavior. Hughes was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $4,131.88.
- Sonja L. Matos, a former employee of Corning Federal Credit Union in Corning, New York, pleaded guilty to the charge of theft. Matos was sentenced to time served, two years’ supervised release and was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $40,000.
- Joseph Vichich, a former employee of Countywide Federal Credit Union in Beaver Creek, Ohio, pleaded guilty to the charge of theft. Vichich received a suspended sentence of 120 days. He also was sentenced to 60-days house arrest and was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine and to complete 45 hours of community service.
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 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.