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Wells Fargo Accidentally Handed Over A Bunch Of Confidential Info On Its Rich Clients



After having a heckuva time dealing with backlash over its recent fake accounts fiasco, Wells Fargo has another debacle on its hands: A new report says a lawyer for the bank accidentally released a whole lot of confidential information about tens of thousands of its richest clients.

According to The New York Times, a lawyer for a former Wells Fargo employee had subpoenaed the bank in connection with a defamation lawsuit against a bank worker.

Both the lawyer and his client thought they’d get a few emails and documents related to the case, but instead, received about 1.4 gigabytes of files packed full with information.

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