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Congressman Bruce Poliquin

Representing the 2nd District of Maine

Rep. Poliquin Sharply Condemns Fraud at Wells Fargo, Applauds Committee Investigation

September 26, 2016
Press Release
Poliquin will participate in official hearing on Thursday to investigate fraud at the bank

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of House Financial Services Committee, applauded the Committee’s launch of an investigation into the creation of unauthorized accounts at Wells Fargo.


On Thursday, Congressman Poliquin will have an opportunity to participate in an official hearing at which officials from Wells Fargo are scheduled to appear.


In advance, Congressman Poliquin is releasing the following statement:


“The years-long fraud that has been uncovered at Wells Fargo is absolutely appalling and unacceptable,” said Congressman Poliquin. “It’s critical that those responsible at the bank are held accountable for the damage they may have caused for millions of Americans. I look forward to this week’s hearing to hold the top executives at the bank accountable and to get to the bottom of this disturbing scandal.”


The Committee will hold its hearing entitled “Holding Wall Street Accountable: Investigating Wells Fargo’s Opening of Unauthorized Customer Accounts” on Thursday, Sept. 29 beginning at 10 a.m.