Wells Fargo Faces Whistleblower Suit In Missing Docs Row

Law360, Los Angeles (May 6, 2016, 11:11 PM EDT) -- An ex-Wells Fargo employee is accusing the bank of instructing call-center workers to not tell customers mortgage documents were missing, a scheme that allegedly cost U.S. taxpayers $1.4 billion in affordable-housing incentives, according to a whistleblower suit unsealed Friday in Oregon federal court.

Duke Tran, who previously held a customer service position in Wells Fargo & Co.’s home equity department, accused the bank of having a secret policy to deceive customers and tell them that payments were due even if Wells Fargo didn’t have critical paperwork....
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