The l . a . Days broke the whole tale in 2013 after speaking with Wells Fargo employees connected to the CBB.

It stated that low-level employees—who obtained between $10 and $12 an hour—feared due to their jobs when they didn’t make strict quotas for starting new customer reports.

To generally meet these quotas, workers had been forced to open up unneeded records for customers, without their knowledge, and forged the clients’ signatures.

Wells Fargo administration called this practice “cross-selling,” but employees called it “sandbagging” and a “sell or die” quota system. After the scandal strike the news, Wells Fargo fired 5,300 low-level workers, blaming them for the misdeeds.

But CBB persisted in drawing awareness of the problem with petitions and protests at Wells Fargo workplaces and shareholder conferences. The CBB released a report, “Banking on the Hard Sell,” in June 2016, which revealed that while Wells Fargo provided the most flagrant example, many other banks also pressured their employees to open unwanted accounts for customers along with the National Employment Law Project.

After the revelations that are initial Wells Fargo decided to spend very nearly $200 million in fines to your CFPB, any office of this Comptroller associated with the Currency, together with town of l . a ..

But that did not mollify Wells Fargo’s experts. The point that is turning the Wells Fargo debate had been Stumpf’s look before Congress in September 2016.

“You should resign,” Senator Elizabeth Warren told Stumpf at a Senate Banking Committee hearing. Continue reading