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Wells Fargo Unauthorized Account Settlement


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. 

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