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  • WASHINGTON, Sept 13- Wells Fargo's practices of putting customers into fake accounts, which last week led the U.S. government to fine it $190 million, took center stage in Congress on Tuesday with staff members for Republicans on the Senate Banking Committee set to meet with representatives of the bank. Torrie Matous, spokeswoman for the committee's chairman,...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 13- Wells Fargo's practices of putting customers into fake accounts, which last week led the U.S. government to fine the bank $190 million, took center stage in Congress on Tuesday with staff members for the Senate Banking Committee set to meet with representatives of the bank. Torrie Matous, a spokeswoman for the committee's chairman, Richard...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 13- The U.S. House Financial Services Committee is expected on Tuesday to pass a revamp of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law, but the bill is not anticipated to receive President Barack Obama's signature if it ever reaches his desk. Critics say Congress went too far in its attempt to clamp down on Wall Street and prevent another financial...

  • NEW YORK, June 28- A U.S. congressional watchdog said on Tuesday it has formally added three agencies to its investigation into whether government regulators are too soft on the banks they are meant to police. Representatives Maxine Waters and Al Green for it to look into "regulatory capture." Lawrance Evans, director of the GAO's financial markets and community...