| Dec 21, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Wells Fargo branch manager Rita Murillo came to dread the phone calls.
Regional bosses required hourly conferences on her Florida branch's progress toward daily quotas for opening accounts and selling customers extras such as overdraft protection....
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:42 PM
NEW YORK — The financial crisis has finally caught up with Jamie Dimon.
As leader of JPMorgan Chase & Co., he steered the nation's largest bank through the Wall Street collapse of 2008. At the prodding of panicked U.S. regulators, the mighty New...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:47 PM
In twin securities-fraud lawsuits against Bank of America Corp., the federal government is accusing the nation's second-largest lender of lying to investors about supposedly prime loans that more closely resembled subprime "liar loans."
The civil suits,...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Never let a crisis go to waste, says an old rule of politics.
For some major players in the economy, the financial crisis that began five years ago this month with Lehman Bros.' collapse turned out to be as much an opportunity as a calamity....
| Sep 22, 2013
Two decades ago, he was one of three young traders who made $27 million in 22 days trading the stock of a bankrupt company on the Chicago Stock Exchange, becoming known as one of "the bad boys of arbitrage."
Assessing that deal, a federal appeals...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Under an agreement announced Thursday by the Maryland Attorney General's Office, Wells Fargo has agreed to make loan modifications and pay nearly $1 million in restitution to customers of two lenders acquired by the bank.
The office's Consumer Protection...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 3:19 PM
If you are offered a short-term advance on your paycheck at a triple-digit interest rate, you might think you're being pitched a payday loan — a product that's basically banned in Maryland and other states with rate caps.
But what if that deal came...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 11:24 AM
Wells Fargo & Co. is one of the largest banking companies in the United States and the third largest bank in Central Florida by deposits. As of June 2011, it had deposits of nearly $8.8 billion at 100 branches in the region. The publicly-held company...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 8:26 PM
Commuters experienced delays on roads, bridges and transit systems around the state as Marylanders felt the effect of a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in Virginia Tuesday, but most of the disruptions were clearing up by late afternoon.
Jack Cahalan, a...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 6:14 PM
BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a man who robbed two Baltimore banks with what he claimed to be were bombs has been sentenced to 14 years in prison.
Thirty-year-old Nathaniel Green of Baltimore was also ordered at sentencing on Tuesday to...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:22 AM
This weekend you may notice former Wachovia branches around Baltimore getting a makeover, swapping out their old logos for brand new Wells Fargo signs. While Wells Fargo has been busy promoting the new and improved services customers will receive,...