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Wells Fargo Employee Accused Of Stealing $10K From 90 Year Old Customer

Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 8:06 AM
From Consumerist:
A personal banker at a Wells Fargo branch in Atlanta has been arrested and charged with felony theft for allegedly tricking an elderly customer into giving him more than $10,000. And she may not be the only victim.

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pearlbrownpearlbrown1,465 posts since
Nov 2, 2010
Rep Points: 6,373
1. Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 1:15 PM
This article reminds me of why I contacted my local bank and was furious because I found out they had allowed their so called "personal banker" to access my accounts and see my financial info.  He said it was only to help me make more money on my accounts but I knew it was to be able to see how much he could get for other products he wanted to sell me.  I reported him to the manager and told them NO one was to access my accounts without my knowledge unless they were a bank employee and were doing normal banking business for me. 

I am concerned that now that most banks have these so called "financial councellors" in their banks that too many seniors will be at their mercy unless they are wise like the lady in the article.  Many are not and many can lose because of trusting these people.
paoli2paoli21,398 posts since
Aug 10, 2011
Rep Points: 6,127
2. Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 3:37 PM
wha t does it matter to you pa being so rich and christian  i am sure you give 20 percent for thithing  what a  dos bit
MARK4MARK46 posts since
May 22, 2013
Rep Points: 12
3. Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 5:53 PM
The golden rule is never sign anything without a careful examination; i.e., do not sign your life away.
51hh51hh1,476 posts since
Jan 16, 2010
Rep Points: 6,427
4. Friday, May 31, 2013 - 7:42 AM
pearlbrownpearlbrown1,465 posts since
Nov 2, 2010
Rep Points: 6,373