Wells Fargo Blasted for Trying to “Defang and Defund” Consumer Bureau

Andy Spears
2 min readDec 21, 2022

Advocates call for more penalties as Wells Fargo prepares to pay $3.7 billion for harming 16 million consumers

On the heels of an announcement by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that Wells Fargo is being fined $3.7 billion for harms to consumers caused by…

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Andy Spears

Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .