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  • Marion Sandler dies at 81; World Savings Bank executive

    Marion Sandler dies at 81; World Savings Bank executive
    As one of the first women to hold a position of power on Wall Street, Marion O. Sandler was notable even before she and her husband, Herbert, spent 43 years building Oakland's World Savings Bank into such a major — and ultimately controversial...
  • Bank robber sentenced to 12 years in two city holdups

    A 50-year-old man who threatened to shoot patrons and tellers while robbing two Baltimore banks within a block of each other near Johns Hopkins Hospital was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in prison. George Jordan, of Baltimore, admitted in U.S....
  • Wells Fargo agrees to pay $175M settlement in pricing discrimination suit

    Wells Fargo agrees to pay $175M settlement in pricing discrimination suit
    About 1,000 Baltimore-area residents are expected to receive thousands of dollars each under a landmark $175 million settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and Wells Fargo over accusations of discriminatory lending practices. Under the terms...
  • Twin brothers sentenced to prison for robbing Landover bank

    A federal judge sentenced twin brothers to more than eight years in federal prison Monday for robbing $90,000 from a Landover Wachovia bank with help from a corrupt employee and others, the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office announced. Darnell and Ronnell...
  • Man sentenced in ATM skimming conspiracy that affected Harford, region

    A Bulgarian citizen, who was involved in an international conspiracy to skim debit and credit card information from bank and other ATMs, including at least one in Bel Air early last year, was sentenced to 32 months in federal prison by a judge in...
  • Man convicted of murdering old friend he found on Facebook

    Man convicted of murdering old friend he found on Facebook
    Kenneth Todd Brunetti and Lois Jean Vance Smyth rekindled a high school friendship after finding each other on Facebook two years ago. Just a few months later, Brunetti shot Smyth in the head and left her for dead in Leakin Park. After the killing,...
  • Wall Street Roundup: The power of ICE. Barney Frank fires back.

     
    Gold: Trading now at $1,437 per ounce, up 0.5% from Friday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 12,393.40, up 0.1% from Friday. Wachovia in the crosshairs. Wachovia, the North Carolina-based bank bought by Wells Fargo, may be facing a......
  • Chase branch expansion continues as BofA scales back

     
    JPMorgan Chase & Co. is pressing ahead with an expansion of its California branch network even as Bank of America Corp. plans to close some less profitable offices. The Chase Bank parent is saying that it intends to open about......
  • Wells Fargo ATM system breaks down for second time this year

     
    Wells Fargo & Co.'s national network of automated teller machines crashed over the weekend, at least the second time this year that the San Francisco bank has had a mass outage of ATMs. Most of Wells' 12,000 ATMs, which include......
  • Chamber president: I’ll pay for union bosses to take Econ101

     
    In the latest rhetorical ammo to launch from the Florida Chamber of Commerce against public employee unions, Chamber President Mark Wilson challenged union leaders' fundamental understanding of economics. “This is a sincere offer,” he said. &#...
  • Unions fighting back against banks, Florida Chamber of Commerce

     
    Unions representing Central Florida teachers, firefighters, cops and other government are pulling an estimated $10 million from five banks affiliated with the Florida Chamber of Commerce, blaming them for an attack on public employees. The unions are also...