Wells Fargo Urges DC Circ. To Halt 'Brazen' FCA Suit

Law360, New York (September 23, 2013, 1:03 PM EDT) -- Wells Fargo & Co. on Friday told the D.C. Circuit that a U.S. district judge wrongly allowed the federal government’s “brazen” False Claims Act suit and mortgage fraud claims to continue just six months after agreeing to release Wells Fargo and other big banks from such lawsuits.

In a brief, Wells Fargo said that the $25 billion national mortgage settlement announced in February 2012 barred the federal government from bringing mortgage fraud claims alleging false annual certifications and certain claims that don't involve violations of requirements...
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