According to Charlie Weston, they gave out loans in members' names, but the members knew nothing about them. It was probably just one rogue employee on the fiddle. "It is understood that forensic accountants from Grant Thornton, appointed by the board of Rush Credit Union, have uncovered evidence that fake loans were created on the accounts of members. And it is understood there are no records of some deposits taken from members." With over 300 credit unions, it's probably a surprise that there are not more examples like this.