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UNIFY Financial Credit Union launches cryptocurrency services in special promotion with professional football player, Safety John Johnson III

TORRANCE, Calif., February 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — UNIFY Financial Credit Union (UNIFY) has become the first credit union to offer cryptocurrency services through NYDIG, allowing its members to easily buy, sell and hold bitcoin alongside their traditional accounts within its online banking platform.

To kick off the launch of its digital currency service, UNIFY has partnered with Pro Football Player, Safety John Johnson III to create a limited edition “JJ3” Non-Fungible Collector Token (NFT). Any UNIFY member who purchases $500 value of bitcoin through the credit union platform by February 14, 2022, is entered to win the NFT featuring the pro football star. Winners also have the opportunity to participate in a one-on-one Zoom call with Johnson.

“We continually explore emerging opportunities to meet changing member needs and stay at the forefront of financial services as technology and consumer interests continue to evolve. As digital currencies enter the mainstream, we are excited to provide members with a convenient, secure, and immediate way to access cryptocurrency alongside their traditional account services as part of our core digital offering,” said the CEO of UNIFY Gordon Howe. “Partnership with a professional footballer John Johnson creating this one-of-a-kind NFT collectible is a great way to kick off our entry into cryptoservices, and we hope our members will take this opportunity to learn more about digital currencies through UNIFY.

Johnson commented, “I’m thrilled to partner with UNIFY as the first credit union to make digital currency easy and accessible for its members. This NFT gives me the opportunity to celebrate and connect with fans of football across the country, and I look forward to speaking with the winners live.” After starting his professional career with the Los Angeles Rams in 2017, star Safety Johnson joined the Cleveland Browns in 2021.

UNIFY offers cryptocurrency services in partnership with Q2, its online banking administrator, and leading bitcoin provider NYDIG. More information on the opportunity to win the “JJ3” NFT is available here.

About UNIFY Financial Credit Union UNIFY Financial Credit Union is one of the nation’s leading credit unions, with over $3 billion of assets and more than 265,000 members across the country. UNIFY has branches throughout the country, with regional offices located in Torrance, California; Las Vegas, Nevada; Mesa, Arizona; and Allen, Texas. Please visit UnifyFCU.com for more information.

Bitcoin execution and custody services are provided by NYDIG Execution LLC (“NYDIG”). NYDIG is authorized by the New York State Department of Financial Services to engage in virtual currency business activity. NYDIG is not involved in buying NFT.

SOURCE UNIFY Financial Credit Union