LSCU resources for storm response

A state of emergency has been declared for Alabama and Florida as Hurricane Michael continues to gather strength in the Caribbean. Credit unions are preparing for the arrival of the storm by midday on Wednesday. The LSCU is ready to provide resources and support to any credit unions who may be impacted. The League will […]

LSCU announces promotion of Jordan Burroughs to Dir. of Membership Relations

The League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates is pleased to announce the promotion of Jordan Burroughs to the position of Director of Membership Relations, effective Sept. 17.  Jordan joined the LSCU six years ago as a Government Affairs Specialist and demonstrated her strong work ethic and ability to learn quickly. Since then she has also served on […]

President’s Point – Update on meeting with NCUA

League Presidents from NCUA Region III states including Mike Mercer, Georgia Credit Union Affiliates, John McKenzie, Debbie Painter, Kentucky Credit Union League, Bob Gallman, Louisiana, Charles Elliott, Mississippi Credit Union Association, and Dan Schline, Carolinas Credit Union League along with Caroline Willard, Cornerstone Credit Union League, and I recently met with the NCUA officials in […]

LSCU responds to bankers’ attacks

Earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal published an Op-Ed by Florida Banker’s Association president/CEO Alex Sanchez attacking the tax exempt status of larger credit unions. Sanchez focused much of his attention on Navy Federal Credit Union which has a large operation in Pensacola, FL. However, he also attacked two Florida-based credit unions, CFE FCU in […]

CU Assured|Pivot provide best practices and resources for cyber security preparedness  

As was recently reported on public outlets, the FBI’s Cyber Division issued a Private Industry Notification to financial institutions stating, in part, “…the FBI has obtained unspecified reporting indicating cyber criminals are planning to conduct a global Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cash-out scheme in the coming days, likely associated with an unknown card issuer breach and […]

FTC mailing checks to consumers tricked in paying phone debts

The Federal Trade Commission reports that it is mailing 597 checks totaling more than $184,000 to people who were allegedly tricked into paying phony debts. In October 2015, the FTC and the State of New York charged a group of defendants known as Delaware Solutions with collecting on debts that they knew were bogus. According to […]