NCUA bars 6 from future service in CUs

July 1, 2014 – NCUA on Monday announced that six individuals have been barred from participating in the affairs of any federally insured financial institution in the future.

NCUA has published 30 such orders this year. The most recent ones, issued in June, affect the following:

  • Charlene Arva, a former employee of Canandaigua Federal Credit Union in Canandaigua, N.Y., pleaded guilty of grand larceny. Arva was sentenced to 30-90 months in prison.
  • Crystal Ferreira, a former employee of Columbus Credit Union in Providence, R.I., pleaded guilty of embezzlement. She was sentenced to three years supervised release and ordered to pay $437,250 in restitution.
  • Robert Foster, a former employee of United Neighbors Federal Credit Union in Watertown, N.Y., pleaded guilty to the charge of falsifying business records. Foster was fined $795.
  • Felisa Kazimierczak, a former employee of Greylock Federal Credit Union in Pittsfield, Mass., pleaded guilty of kidnapping, misleading a police officer, filing a false crime report, making false entries and larceny. Kazimierczak was sentenced to four years in prison.
  • Renee Thomas, a former employee of Community Credit Union in Tacoma, Washington, pleaded guilty of misapplication of credit union funds and wire fraud. Thomas was sentenced to 18 months in prison, three years supervised release and ordered to pay $126,469 in  restitution.
  • Karen York, a former employee of VA Hospital Federal Credit Union in Little Rock, Ark., pleaded guilty of embezzlement. York was sentenced to one month in prison, two years supervised release and ordered to pay $51,920.77 in restitution.


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