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Maxine Waters accuses Wells Fargo execs of dodging fake account inquiries

Says execs questioned by Republicans, but won't sit for Democrats
Wells Fargo executives are dodging additional Congressional inquiries into the bank’s massive fake accounts scandal, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services Maxine Waters, D-Calif., said last week in a letter sent to Wells Fargo CEO Timothy Sloan. Click the headline for more on Waters' accusation and what Wells Fargo says about it.
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Wells Fargo's fake account scandal didn't dent 2016 mortgage business

Here's a full breakdown
Wells Fargo spent much of the latter part of 2016 cleaning up the mess from its massive fake accounts scandal and trying to repair the damage to its reputation, but the bank’s mortgage business certainly didn’t suffer last year. Here's a full breakdown of Wells Fargo's 2016 mortgage business, including how many 3% down mortgages the bank originated.
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Two more execs out at Wells Fargo as fake account fallout continues

Los Angeles Times reports on departure of two California regional presidents
A few weeks ago, Wells Fargo announced that it fired four senior managers in the fallout from the fake account scandal that led to a $185 million fine from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the city and county of Los Angeles. And according to a new report from the Los Angeles Times, those four executives aren’t the only ones who recently left the megabank.
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Wells Fargo revokes 2016 bonuses for top execs; warns there could be more fake accounts

Discloses warning that more customers could be victims
Wells Fargo announced Wednesday that it plans to claw back the cash bonuses for eight of its top senior executives, including the bank’s new CEO, Tim Sloan, as the fallout from the bank’s fake account scandal continues. But as it turns out, Wells Fargo may be facing more fake account fallout, as the bank also warned investors Wednesday that there could be more victims of fake accounts than previously disclosed.
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Wells Fargo fires four senior managers over fake account scandal

Action taken due to ongoing internal investigation
Wells Fargo announced Tuesday that it fired four senior managers as the fallout continues from the fake account scandal that led to a $185 million fine from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the city and county of Los Angeles.
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Seattle cuts ties with Wells Fargo over controversial oil pipeline, etc.

City council members also cite fake account scandal
Seattle announced it will cut ties with Wells Fargo as soon as its contract ends in 2018, and is taking bids for the bank’s replacement. City council members explain the banks controversial role in the Dakota Access Pipeline and its recent fake accounts scandal pushed Seattle to break all ties.
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Wells Fargo to close more than 400 branches

Looks to cut $2 billion in costs
After a week of losses for Wells Fargo, the bank announced it will close down more than 400 branches in the next two years. These cost-saving measures could save the company $2 billion, but this isn’t the first time the bank will close branches and denies the move is connected to the fake accounts scandal.
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