15SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr continue reading » Six former credit union employees, including two CEOs, a commercial services manager, a teller and a senior member service representative were banned from participating in the affairs of a federally insured financial institution, according to a prepared statement Friday from the NCUA.Karen Schenck, the former president/CEO of the $4.6 million Corry Area Federal Credit Union in Corry, Pa., pleaded guilty to embezzlement. She was sentenced in May to two years in prison, and five years of supervised release. Schenck was also ordered to pay $741,362 in restitution.Theresa J. Blageo, the former president/CEO of the $2.5 million Eaton Employees Credit Union in Eden Prairie, Minn., consented to a prohibition order and agreed to comply with all of its terms to settle the NCUA’s claims against her, which were not specified by the federal agency. Although Blageo was not convicted of any crime, federal court records show she declared Chapter 13 bankruptcy along with her husband in December 2009 while she was president/CEO of the credit union. They had more than $600,000 in debts, according to court records. The bankruptcy case was discharged in April 2015. Blageo, who became the CEO in September 2002, left the credit union in January 2016.Allison M. Bushart, a former teller at the $5.6 billion Patelco Credit Union in Pleasanton, Calif., who stole from senior citizens, including a few who had dementia, pleaded guilty to embezzlement and submitting a false federal tax return. Bushart was sentenced to two years and seven months in prison in March and three years of supervised release. She was also ordered to pay $521,661 in restitution.
Austin Dillon has been quietly solid at The Clash with fifth- and 12th-place finishes in his career there, and he is 30/1 to win the thing so he might be worth taking a chance on — emphasis on might.Denny Hamlin didn’t get his win last season, but he could easily start this one with a victory as he is tied with Harvick as the active leader in career wins with three. NASCAR’s season is so close to beginning and a select few drivers will get a chance to take home one title before the season even starts at the Advance Auto Parts Clash on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway.Any driver who won a pole will make their way to Daytona this weekend for the race and the usual suspects are all there. Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick, who are the active leaders with three wins at The Clash, are on the card as well as Joey Logano, who won the race in 2016. Brad Keselowski is also on the lineup and was the 2018 winner. MORE: Live stream Clash at Daytona on fuboTV (7-day free trial)There are some new drivers on the course too. Aric Almirola, who won at a similar track at Talladega last year, is racing and of course, Kyle and Kurt Busch are there as well.It’s hard to predict a 75-lap race such as this, one that doesn’t factor into the Cup Series race at all, but if last year is any indicator, this event may be a bit easier to predict than some might think.Taking that into account, we are picking Kevin Harvick to pick up right where he left off last season with his fourth career victory at The Clash and Joey Logano, who will defend his Cup championship this year, could be right on his heels.The Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona can be seen Sunday at 3 p.m. ET on FS1.What are the betting odds for The Clash?Kevin Harvick 7/1Brad Keselowski 7/1Joey Logano 7/1Aric Almirola 10/1Clint Bowyer 10/1Chase Elliott 10/1Denny Hamlin 10/1Ryan Blaney 12/1Kyle Busch 12/1Daniel Suarez 16/1Kurt Busch 16/1Martin Truex Jr. 20/1Alex Bowman 20/1Erik Jones 25/1Jimmie Johnson 25/1Kyle Larson 30/1Paul Menard 30/1Jamie McMurray 30/1Austin Dillon 30/1Ryan Newman 30/1Which NASCAR drivers should you watch at the Clash?Kyle Busch is always competitive no matter what track he is on and he has two top-10 finishes in his last two trips there, including a runner-up at The Clash two years ago.Ryan Blaney hasn’t had a ton of opportunities at The Clash, but he finished fourth there a year ago, and he loves wide-open racing.