Wells Fargo bank created 2 million fake customer accounts
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.
Wells Fargo fires 5,300 employees for creating millions of phony accounts https://t.co/akGWJjxD3G
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) September 8, 2016
also: when she worked at a wells fargo in college her coworker set up a credit card in her name w/out telling her. she found out 4 yrs later
— McKay Coppins (@mckaycoppins) September 8, 2016
Will they get in even more trouble for this -- legal trouble?
— Greta Van Susteren (@greta) September 8, 2016
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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.