Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Wells Fargo & Company
Current Parent Company: 
Wells Fargo
Penalty: 
$16,055,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
May 31, 2011
Primary Offense: 
Americans with Disabilities Act
Violation Description: 

The Justice Department announced a comprehensive settlement agreement under the Americans with Disabilities Act with Wells Fargo & Company to ensure equal access for individuals with disabilities to Wells Fargo's services nationwide, including its nearly 10,000 retail banking, brokerage and mortgage stores, over 12,000 ATMs, and its telephone and website services.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Rights Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
banking
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.