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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Wells Fargo
Current Parent CompanyWells Fargo
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Penalty: $33,868,615
Year: 2010
Date: December 20, 2010
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: mortgage abuses
Violation Description: Wells Fargo agreed to pay $33.8 million -- $32 million in customer restitution -- to resolve a case brought by the California Attorney General concerning risky so-called pick-a-pay adjustable rate mortgages.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: California
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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