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August 1, 2018

Posted  August 1, 2018

Wells Fargo Bank has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $2.09 billion to settle allegations that it knowingly misrepresented the quality of its mortgage loans to investors, in violation of FIRREA, in order to double its production of subprime and Alt-A loans. Nearly half of those loans subsequently defaulted, leading to billions of dollars in losses for investors, including federally insured financial institutions. DOJ; USAO NDCA

Tagged in: Financial and Investment Fraud, Financial Institution Fraud, FIRREA, Misrepresentations, Securities Fraud,

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