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Wells Fargo employees routinely warned leadership of “growing plague” of misconduct

By James Thomas

24 February 2020

Wells Fargo employees routinely warned leadership of “growing plague” of misconduct Wells Fargo (Credit: shutterstock.com/ARTYOORAN)

Senior leadership at US-based Wells Fargo’s community bank repeatedly ignored warnings that unlawful sales practices at the bank, which led to a $3 billion settlement, were “spiralling out of control”.