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Wells Fargo bank created 2 million fake customer accounts


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Wells Fargo has been very very bad. (Mike Mozart/Flickr)

Wells Fargo is one of the biggest banks in the country. Just not quite as big as it pretended to be. Because bank employees created over 2 million totally fake accounts. And now they have to pay $185 million in penalties for all that fakery -- and thousands of workers got fired, too.

Will they get in even more trouble for this -- legal trouble?

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Wells Fargo bank created 2 million fake customer accounts

Holly Epstein Ojalvo

Holly’s mission is to inform, inspire, and empower engaged activists who will change the world. She was previously an editor at The New York Times and a high school teacher. She spent her brief 20’s slump at a mousepad factory. Holly earned a B.A. at Lafayette College and M.A.'s at U Delaware and NYU. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, daughter, and cat, Tomie Twotone. Follow: @heoj.

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