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Wells Fargo faces massive new scandal

Wells Fargo’s hopes that a $142 million June settlement of a class-action lawsuit over its agents creating up to 2.1 million unwanted checking, savings and credit-card accounts from 2011 to 2015 would end the iconic California company’s headaches have been

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – November 29

Mr. Issa goes (back) to Washington Democrats grab legislative supermajorities Police-reform spotlight shines on the local level CalPERS misses Wells Fargo warning signs Startup aims to end dial-for-dollars How CA became so blue Good morning. Happy Tuesday. The Associated Press

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – November 28

Voters choose to speed up death penalty cases Pension tweaks not working Myths about homelessness Bay Area Democrat pushing for normalized relations between U.S. and Cuba Trump tweets voter fraud allegations, but no proof  Good morning! You may not have

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Attorney General Harris conducting investigation of Wells Fargo

  Attorney General Kamala Harris has joined the growing pile-on against Wells Fargo’s improper business dealings. “California’s attorney general is conducting a criminal investigation into whether employees at San Francisco-based Wells Fargo bank stole customers’ identities in the sales practices

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – October 20

Very brief debate recap Government worker union nearing a strike Attorney general launches Wells Fargo criminal probe Attack ad suggests Hanford congressman is vulnerable Why biz groups aren’t fighting tax increases on the ballot  Good morning. Quite the debate last

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CEO out, but heat still building on Wells Fargo

John Stumpf abruptly resigned Wednesday as CEO and chairman of the scandal-torn San Francisco-based banking giant Wells Fargo. But much more fallout is expected over the revelation last month that Wells Fargo had fired 5,300 employees for fraudulently signing up customers

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – October 5

Wells Fargo fallout Trump’s past fallout Study: veterans and ex-cons suffer most from professional license mandate Legislative candidates go into debt W2W4 in tonight’s Senate debate Good morning. Happy Hump Day. If last night’s vice presidential debate wasn’t enough debate

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Wells Fargo punishment spreads from CA

  In the wake of California’s unprecedented punishment of San Francisco-based Wells Fargo for bogus lending practices, legal sanctions spread eastward, with other state officials and Hillary Clinton herself going after the bank. Already, in Washington, members of the House Financial

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Road project bulldozes building owner’s equity 4

Feb. 15, 2013 By Dave Roberts If you live near or frequently travel along the Burlington North Santa Fe rail line in north Orange County, you’re probably looking forward to the completion of the $600 million in road improvements that

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