Oct 9 (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co :
* US atty for southern district of ny, hud say they have filed a civil fraud
mortgage lawsuit against Wells Fargo & Co
* U.S. government seeks damages and penalties under false claims act for
alleged misconduct involving fha loans-statement
* Suit alleges that as a result of false certifications by wells fha has paid
hundreds of millions of dollars in insurance claims.