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UPDATE: CLAIMS FILING DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 7, 2018. 

The deadline to submit a claim in this settlement was February 3, 2018. Claim forms will now be deemed timely if they are submitted online or postmarked by July 7, 2018. If you previously filed a claim after the February 3 deadline that was deemed late, it will automatically be deemed timely; you do not need to take any further action. If you have not yet filed a claim, you have until July 7, 2018 to mail your claim form or file online.

A $142 Million Settlement with Wells Fargo includes customers who had certain Wells Fargo credit cards, lines of credit, checking or savings accounts opened or applied for in their name without their permission, or had authorized identity theft protection services from Wells Fargo, from May 1, 2002 to April 20, 2017.
Cash benefits may include: 

     ◾A payment to compensate you for fees you may have paid in connection
        with unauthorized accounts.
     ◾Cash to compensate you for damages caused by harm to your credit.
     ◾Plus, any money remaining in the fund, after paying the benefits above and all
       costs and expenses, will be paid out as additional compensation on a per-account basis.


Additional details pertaining to this Settlement will be provided on this website as they become available.

If you do not have your Claimant ID Number or other information needed to file your claim online, please:

      • Call 1-866-431-8549 to speak with a Claims Administrator Customer Service Representative,
        Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Central time, or
      • Print the Requested Claim Form linked here and mail the completed form to:

             Claims Administrator - 5666

             P.O. Box 2594

             Faribault MN 55021-9594


DEADLINE TO OBJECT OR ASK TO BE EXCLUDED FROM THE SETTLEMENT UPDATE
If you received an email or mailed notice saying you can object or exclude yourself by May 14, 2018, and you wish to exclude yourself from the Settlement, click here. Please note, previous opt-out deadlines have passed. You are only eligible to exclude yourself from the Settlement now if you received a notice stating that your deadline is May 14, 2018.



Dates & Deadlines

  Preliminary Approval Order Granted  

  Online Claims Begin  

  Mailed Notice to Class Members  

  Deadline to Object or Ask to be Excluded from the Settlement (If you received an email or mailed notice saying you can object or exclude yourself by May 14, 2018)  

  Final Fairness Hearing

  Deadline to File Claim  

CLAIMS FILING DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 7, 2018.