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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Wells Fargo & Company
Current Parent CompanyWells Fargo
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Penalty: $5,342,200,000
Year: 2012
Date: February 9, 2012
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: mortgage abuses
Violation Description: The federal government and 49 state attorneys general reached a $25 billion agreement with the nation's five largest mortgage servicers to address mortgage loan servicing and foreclosure abuses. The penalty figure is the total of the amounts specified in the the individual company's consent judgment for direct payments and homeowner relief.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department multiagency referral
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: California
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: financial services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: banking
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