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Wells Fargo Unauthorized Account Settlement

Time Remaining to File a Claim


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

Dates & Deadlines

  Preliminary Approval Order Granted  

  Online Claims Begin  

  Mailed Notice to Class Members  

  Deadline to File Claim  

  Deadline to Object or Ask to be Excluded from the Settlement  

  Final Fairness Hearing