Taxpayers React To FBI Raid Of Wilkes-Barre Employees Credit Union

Published 03/12 2014 06:45PM

Updated 03/12 2014 07:46PM

Carl Romanelli of Wilkes-Barre reacted to the FBI raid at the offices of the Wilkes-Barre Employees Federal Credit Union, "There is a culture of corruption in Luzerne County---if they really investigated there would be an arrest everyday--   The FBI searched the offices located in Wilkes-Barre City Hall on Tuesday and served subpoenas at the same office the Thursday of the week before--   The longtime manager of the Credit Union, 50 year old Jim Payne, was found dead in his Bear Creek Township home on Monday afternoon he died from a gunshot wound--State Police say foul play was not involved--The Director of the FBI office in Scranton, Sean Quinn, told the I-Team, agent were working a separate corruption case when they received information about possible illegal activities connected to the credit union--   Dave Ouellette of Wilkes-Barre, a client of the Credit Union, said, "I am not worried about my money and we just have to wait and see how this plays out in the end--"  John Bittner of Plymouth said, "I know this looks bad but there is so many more good people in this area that this kind of thing is the exception and not the rule--"

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