15. Wells Fargo 2012 ($5,300 million)
In March 2012, the DOJ announced a landmark US$25 billion settlement with the five largest mortgage providers in the US, including Wells Fargo. As part of the deal, Wells Fargo agreed to pay US$1.01 billion to the DOJ, Department of Housing and Urban Development, and 49 state attorneys general. The bank also agreed to shell out US$4.34 billion for consumer relief.
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