Wells Fargo May Have Illegally Shared SSNs: Conn. AG

Law360, New York (January 4, 2012, 8:14 PM EST) -- Connecticut's attorney general on Wednesday asked Wells Fargo & Co. to explain why it might have illegally disclosed to its customers other individuals' Social Security numbers.

In a letter sent to the bank and made public Wednesday, Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen cited news reports alleging Wells Fargo sent copies of at least two subpoenas issued by the state Department of Social Services to its customers without redacting the Social Security numbers and other identifying information included in the documents.

The DSS had sought financial records...
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