Straight to The Point: February 12


Good morning and welcome back. The House will hold a district work period this week, the Senate will be in session. The Assembly and state Senate will convene today. Here’s what’s happening on this Monday morning:

star3 Nominations are now being accepted for the New York Credit Union Association’s board of directors and for positions on the chapter leadership councils. Nominations will remain open until April 11, 2018 – The Point

star3 The CFPB issued a Request for Information to gather feedback about the bureau’s enforcement processes – The Point

star3 Nominations are open through March 2 for the Association’s 2018 Recognition Awards, which honor credit unions and individuals for their exceptional contributions to the credit union movement – NYCUA

star3 A security technology company identified 251 million fraud attempts in the fourth quarter of 2017, representing a 113 percent increase over the same quarter in 2016 – CU Times

star3 Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index reached an all-time survey high in January, rising 3.7 points to 89.5 – CUToday

star3 The U.S. Justice Department announced charges against three dozen individuals thought to be key members of a long-running cybercrime forum that federal prosecutors say cost consumers more than a half billion dollars – KrebsOnSecurity

star3 A handful of entrepreneurs and fintech companies are developing tools to help verify the financial histories of new immigrants – American Banker

star3 Several top schools have added or are rushing to add classes about cryptocurrencies and blockchain – New York Times

star3 The Trump administration is sending mixed signals on marijuana banking – New York’s State of Mind

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