LOS ANGELES— Wells Fargo Bank employees driven by strict sales pressure issued unwanted credit cards and opened unauthorized accounts that charged customers fees and damaged their credit, according to a lawsuit filed by the city of Los Angeles. "In its push for growth, Wells Fargo often elevated its profits over the legal rights of its customers," Feuer said.» Read More
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Watch the exclusive segment here to find out what John Ulzheimer recommends.
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