NCUA issued four prohibition orders in July banning individuals from participating in the affairs of any federally insured financial institution.

The four in question comprise:

  • Donald Battles, a former employee of Rancho Federal Credit Union, an $87-million institution based in Downey, Calif. Battles was sentenced to 40 days in prison, three years of probation and 300 hours of community service on charges of "elder theft." He was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $21,400.
  • Christina Christy, also known as Christina Pace, a former chief executive officer of Gateway Credit Union, an $11.4-million institution based in Clarksville, Tenn. Christy pleaded no contest to the charge of forgery and received a three-year probation.
  • Catherine Marriott, a former employee of UMICO Federal Credit Union, a $7.5-million institution based in New Hartford, N.Y. Marriott pleaded guilty to the charge of grand larceny. Marriott was sentenced to five years of probation and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $26,000.
  • Lindsey Zes, a former employee of VyStar Credit Union, a $5.5-billion institution based in Jacksonville, Fla., pleaded guilty to the charge of grand theft. Zes received a two-day unsupervised probation.

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