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U.S. opens investigation into Wells Fargo fake accounts scandal

The Department of Justice has issued subpoenas to Wells Fargo over the opening of millions of fake accounts at the bank, a U.S. official told CNN. 378 more words

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Buying Followers

By Sarah Lagro

Social media sites that utilize a follower system, such as Twitter and Instagram, have exploded within the last decade. Millions of users flock to social media platforms to connect, market their brand, etc. 353 more words

Wells Fargo Fires 5,300 For Engaging In Massive Fraud, Creating Over 2 Million Fake Accounts

For years we have wondered why Wells Fargo, America’s largest mortgage lender, is also Warren Buffett’s favorite bank. Now we know why.

On Thursday, Wells Fargo was fined $185 million, (including a $100 million penalty from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the largest penalty the agency has ever issued) for engaging in pervasive fraud over the years which included opening credit cards secretly without a customer’s consent, creating fake email accounts to sign up customers for online banking services, and forcing customers to accumulate late fees on accounts they never even knew they had. 34 more words


CIA Operation Mockingbird. Shills and trolls to take over internet

CIA Agents To Troll Alternative Media Sites In Huge Propaganda Program

The CIA are expanding an existing program that influences mainstream media outlets to promote fake propaganda stories, by having agents troll internet forums, social media, and website comment sections – in an effort to disrupt alternative media sites.  452 more words