Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Wells Fargo
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol WFC)
Headquartered in: 
California
Major Industry: 
financial services
Specific Industry: 
banking
Penalty total since 2000: 
$14,943,253,793
Number of records: 
105
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
mortgage abuses$5,576,500,0002
toxic securities abuses$3,620,500,0006
banking violation$2,966,932,38614
False Claims Act$1,200,000,0001
consumer protection violation$534,800,0002
wage and hour violation$214,903,72325
anti-money-laundering deficiencies$163,500,0003
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices$148,000,0001
benefit plan administrator violation$130,775,0006
securities issuance or trading violation$95,724,4654
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

AG EDWARDS; AG EDWARDS AND SONS; FIRST UNION BANK; First Union Securities, Inc.; PRUDENTIAL SECURITIES; STRONG CAPITAL MGT; WACHOVIA; WACHOVIA CAPITAL MARKETS; WACHOVIA FINANCIAL SVC; WACHOVIA NATIONAL BANK NA; WELLS FARGO; WELLS FARGO BANK 1692; WELLS FARGO BANK NA D / B / A WELLS FARGO DEALER SVC; WELLS FARGO BANK NA MUNICIPAL PROD GROUP; WELLS FARGO BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION; Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC and Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC; WELLS FARGO FINANCIAL BANK; WELLS [...]

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For an overview of this company's accountability track record, read its Corporate Rap Sheet here.

Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Primary Offense Typesort icon Year Agency Penalty Amount
Wells Fargo wage and hour violation 2007 private lawsuit-federal $12,800,000
Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC wage and hour violation 2018 private lawsuit-federal $9,500,000
WELLS FARGO BANK #1692 workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $12,000
Wells Fargo Bank N.A workplace whistleblower retaliation 2017 OSHA $5,400,000
Wells Fargo workplace whistleblower retaliation 2017 OSHA $577,500
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