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Does Your Bay Area Neighborhood Have a High Wells Fargo Foreclosure Rate?

March 12, 2013 | 11:52 am

Does Your Bay Area Neighborhood Have a High Wells Fargo Foreclosure Rate?

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California is still struggling to get back on its feet after a devastating housing crisis. And Wells Fargo is partly to blame for the sluggish recovery because it is refusing to modify home loans, according to a coalition of homeowners groups. By foreclosing on homeowners who can’t make their payments, the San Francisco-based bank will […]

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June 18, 2012 | 4:12 pm

Wells Fargo Looking for a Cut of India’s Rich Remittance Market

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By Charla Bear Wells Fargo wants a bigger piece of the billions of dollars Indian expatriates will send home this year. The bank just announced it’s dramatically expanded its remittance service for Indian customers. It can be a long, complicated process to send funds toIndia. Just ask Veera Srinivasan, one of a quarter-million Indian expats […]

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24 Arrested During Wells Fargo Protest

April 24, 2012 | 2:55 pm

24 Arrested During Wells Fargo Protest

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Maybe 500 people turned out — our reporters’ best estimate — for today’s protest targeting the Wells Fargo shareholder meeting in San Francisco. Protesters were calling for a moratorium on all foreclosures, as well as principal reductions on mortgages for homes whose values have dropped. Marching from Justin Herman Plaza, protesters arrived at the Merchants […]

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Oakland Considers Divesting From Wells Fargo

March 28, 2012 | 11:05 am

Oakland Considers Divesting From Wells Fargo

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Members of the Oakland City Council are looking at bank foreclosure practices when deciding where to put the city’s money. Wells Fargo currently has the city’s bank contract. Finance Committee Chair Jane Brunner introduced a motion Tuesday requiring that any extension of the contract, which is set to expire next January, be approved by the […]

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