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Did Wells Fargo mislead the United States Congress during hearings last fall when it characterized its widespread opening of unauthorized bank accounts as a one-off problem in an otherwise clean operation?

That question took on greater urgency Thursday after Wells issued disturbing new disclosures about its customer dealings. The bank concluded that it had opened as many as 3.5 million unwanted accounts for customers, 1.4 million more than previous estimates. What’s more, Wells admitted a new impropriety: enrolling more than half a million accounts into its online b...

Cigna Healthcare of Texas Inc. can’t escape a lawsuit by a Texas-based toxicology lab seeking to recover more than $13 million in allegedly unpaid services ( Rapid Tox Screen LLC v. Cigna Healthcare of Tex. Inc. , 2017 BL 298478, N.D. Tex., No. 3:15-cv-03632, 8/24/17 ).

Rapid Tox Screen LLC can bring claims of fiduciary breach and to recover benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, Judge Jane J. Boyle of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas held Aug. 24. Rapid Tox sufficiently alleged its ERISA claims challenging Cigna’s clai...

Wells Fargo & Co., reeling from a scandal over fake accounts that erupted in September, said it’s wrapping up an expanded review of that issue, while facing new probes and higher potential legal costs. 

The bank must “go beyond what has been asked of us by our regulators by reviewing all of our operations -- leaving no stone unturned -- so we can be confident we have done all that we can do to build a better, stronger Wells Fargo,” Chief Executive Officer Tim Sloan said in a statement Friday.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is looking at whether consumers we...

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