COPOCO Community Credit Union had been illegally repossessing cars from active service members. These service members were on honorable active duty and the law requires credit unions to check this list before repossession. A court order would be need to reposess a car from an active member. Fines of 60k for first offense and 120k for each additional have been imposed on the Credit Union.
Justice Department Files Lawsuit Against Credit Union for Illegally Repossessing Servicemembers’ Cars