Straight to The Point: May 11


star3 The New York Credit Union Association is pleased to announce the winners of the Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award, which recognizes credit unions that demonstrate a significant commitment to youth financial education – The Point

star3 Reminder: The Association statewide chapters will once again be hosting a number of golf tournaments this summer to benefit the state credit union political action committee, CUPAC, and several dates are fast-approaching – The Point

star3 Recognition Round-Up: Megan McGee-Pelkey, marketing coordinator at UFirst FCU and a former member of the Association’s Young Professionals Commission, recently earned the Credit Union Development Educator designation – The Point

star3 The House passed a bill that would enhance accessibility of capital available under the Small Business Administration’s 7(a) loan program – CUNA

star3 Former NCUA Vice Chairman Rodney Hood, a Republican, may be returning to the agency’s board of directors – CU Times

star3 Researchers found they can send secret audio instructions undetectable to the human ear to Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant, which could potentially open the devices up to fraud – New York Times

star3 The so-called Felony Lane Gang appears to still be operating in New York, and most recently tried to target credit unions and members in the Capital Chapter – WNYT

star3 A selection process for the next state attorney general is coming together, but a timetable for making the next appointment is still uncertain, according to Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie – Times Union

star3 What exactly are the legal obligations of a credit union board member? The New York’s State of Mind blog answers – New York’s State of Mind

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