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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Wells Fargo and Company
Current Parent CompanyWells Fargo
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Penalty: $145,000,000
Year: 2022
Date: September 12, 2022
Offense Group: employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: benefit plan administrator violation
Violation Description: After a Labor Department investigation found that participants in its 401(k) plan overpaid for company stock, Wells Fargo agreed to pay $131.8 million to plan participants along with a penalty of $13.2 million.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration
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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