NCUA Issues Prohibition Orders

July 2015
NCUA Issues Prohibition Orders

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (July 31, 2015) – The National Credit Union Administration has issued four orders in July prohibiting the following individuals from participating in the affairs of any federally insured financial institution:

  • Donald Battles, a former employee of Rancho Federal Credit Union in Downey, California, was sentenced on the charge of elder theft. Battles was sentenced to 40 days in prison, a three-year probation and 300 hours of community service. He was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $21,400.
  • Christina Christy, also known as Christina Pace, a former employee of Gateway Credit Union in Clarksville, Tennessee, pleaded no contest to the charge of forgery. Christy received a three-year probation. 
  • Catherine Marriott, a former employee of UMICO Federal Credit Union in New Hartford, New York, 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 in Jacksonville, Florida, pleaded guilty to the charge of grand theft. Zes received a two-day unsupervised probation.

Credit unions may search prohibition and administrative orders by name, institution, city, state and year at The webpage also provides links to the enforcement actions of other federal banking regulators against other institutions or their affiliated parties.

Violation of a prohibition order is a felony offense punishable by imprisonment and a fine of up to $1 million.

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