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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.  If you would like to be notified when the claims filing period begins

please click on the registration link here.

Dates & Deadlines

Preliminary Approval Order Granted

Mailed Notice to Class Members & Online Claims Begin

Deadline to Object or Ask to be Excluded from the Settlement

Final Fairness Hearing

Deadline to File Claim