Wells Fargo Now Expects To Pay $130 Million To Customers Affected By Auto Insurance Scandal

Wells Fargo now projects it’ll pay $50 million more than previous expected to people affected by a widespread auto insurance scandal, bringing the total to $130 million, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The practice involved selling auto insurance to about 800,000 customers who didn’t…

How Wells Fargo Screwed $80 Million Out Of Customers Using Unnecessary Car Insurance

A week after New York resident Juan Thomas bought a 2004 BMW 745i, in December 2012, the bank that financed the purchase—Wells Fargo—contacted him to say that he needed additional auto insurance for the vehicle. This was a bit odd, mainly because the car was already insured. “It didn’t sound right to me,” Thomas said.…

Minority Neighborhoods Have Higher Auto Insurance Premiums Than White Communities With The Same Risk 

Living in Detroit, I learned quickly about the racket that is auto insurance in the city. There’s a cottage industry for one-week premiums, and if you want a steady monthly plan, it can cost hundreds of dollars per month. Many see it as a modern-day form of redlining. A new report from ProPublica and Consumer Reports…