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CUNA, NAFCU Join Forces to Challenge ICBA MBL Suit

This follows earlier action by CUNA—supported by NWCUA—to back credit unions’ interests.

FIs’ Certified as Class Members in Target Breach Suit

The decision allows credit unions and other financial institutions to coordinate use of attorneys, collection of evidence, requests of witnesses, and more.

Deadline Nears for Credit Unions to Join Class Action Suit Against Home Depot

Plaintiffs’ attorneys are looking for financial institution in each state to join the case, and are sending letters to some Northwest credit unions.

Serial Suit Filer Strikes Pennsylvania Credit Union with ADA Violation

Taking advantage of new laws trying to keep up with rapidly changing technology, one person in Pennsylvania is repeatedly filing claims against financial institutions over Title III violations. On May 9 he struck $128 million Century Heritage FCU.

‘ATM Vigilante’ Files Suit Against North Coast Credit Union

An ATM customer who has sued 32 financial institutions in the past three years over fee disclosures has filed suit against North Coast Credit Union. While not uncommon throughout the country, the suit is the first of its kind in the Northwest.

Judge Dismisses Most Complaints in Heartland Data Breach Suit

A U.S. District Court judge dismissed most complaints brought by a number of financial institutions against Heartland Payment Systems Inc. regarding its January 2009 data breach.

NCUA Files Suit Against Wells Fargo

The NCUA is suing Wells Fargo, alleging they violated state and federal securities laws and misrepresented the sale of securities to the now-defunct U.S. Central Federal Credit Union and Western Corporate Federal Credit Union.

WesCorp’s Top Guns to Face Trial in Suit Brought by Regulator

A federal court ruling dismisses negligence charges against directors of WesCorp but key executives still face trail in a civil suit claiming their actions caused the huge corporate to fail.