Wells Fargo & Company Fraud Or Scam Complaints

Review and analysis of over 21 complaints against Wells Fargo & Company

Wells Fargo & Company consumers have reported over 21 official complaints related to Fraud or scam. Out of the 21 consumer complaints against Wells Fargo & Company, 29% were disputed by the consumer (i.e. the consumer was not happy with how Wells Fargo & Company responded to their complaint) and 76% were processed in a timely manner. 14% of consumer complaints against Wells Fargo & Company resulted in the consumer receiving monetary compensation (e.g. money, cash reimbursement, etc.) and 5% resulted in non-monetary compensation.

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

April 7, 2017 - I transferred $650.00 using Wells Fargo Sure Pay to what turned out to be a fraudulent Wells Fargo account on -/-/2016. I reported it immediately to the Wells Fargo Fraud department. I also reported the incident in person at my local Wells Fargo Branch. I provided the results of my own research to Wells Fargo. As far as I can tell, there has been no investigation into the fraud. Wells Fargo seems to have dropped the case. In order to open a Wells Fargo account, the account holder must provide a Driver 's License or Social Security Number. The account was originated in the state of Colorado...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

March 30, 2017 - My bookkeeper notified me to an unknown transfer from my WF to a - account I confirmed the $ - transfer was fraudulent I reported this to Wells Fargo but they denied my claim because of a transfer to the same unknown - account in 2013, for $10.00, which was obviously also fraudulent...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

March 28, 2017 - I made a wire transfer on Saturday -/-/2017 for $40000.00 through my account at Wells Fargo bank to an account owned by - at - for the purchase of - cars. The transfer was done on Monday -/-/2017 because i initiated it on a weekend. After the wire transfer, i was suppose to get a shipping confirmation from -, but to my surprise - - - disappeared. Their phone were cut off, no email response nor text message response till date. After further investigation i found out they have done the same thing to so many people, a lot of people had lost so much money. I went to my b...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

March 24, 2017 - On -/-/2017 I went into the Wells Fargo -, CA branch. The banker - - - initiated a wire transfer of $2500.00 that needed to go to my fianc in - -. On -/-/2017 the funds were released from my account. I showed my fianc the information on -/-/2017 and he brought to my attention that the banker did everything incorrect because - did not include my fiance 's account number or his name. On -/-/2017 I went to the bank and spoke with - about the issue, he then called the wire transference to have it amended ( corrected ). I asked if he could print me out of a paper o...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

March 19, 2017 - I purchased a rifle from -, an online store based in - Virginia and owned by -. I paid $1600.00 via Wells Fargo -, a wire service, to - on -/-/-. - is registered to - - - VA - -. I called or emailed every few weeks since I ordered it and was told it was on back order and would ship when it came in stock. To date, I have not received my order. When I checked on my order on -/-/-, I found out the website is down and the phone number is out of service. I paid using Wells Fargo - which is a wire transfer service. I have no way of requesting a refund ...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

March 16, 2017 - Here is a classic example of fraudulent Indian bank practices under the garb of technicalities and why millions of Indians do n't entrust their money with inconsistent working of banks. Customers do n't trust banks that they will get their money at the time of need with certainty ( demonetization is a unique situation ). Banks make common customer dance to the music of bank at the time of withdrawal of hard earned money. And that is why ; India is still mainly cash economy. Indian customers converted Billions of Rs. - illegal notes by paying 30 % commission to banks. I initiated a remittan...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

February 13, 2017 - I got a phone call last week, the caller claim they are Wells Fargo Fraud department and I have a suspicious check that may be withdraw from my checking account. I ask the caller about the check number and withdraw amount because I written a check to the termite service recently. The caller reject me the detail information and keep claim this is privacy information. Then I ask them to send me an email to verify the information but also got rejected and claim they do n't have my email or other contact information. In addition, they ask me the date that I open my checking account which trace bac...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

February 10, 2017 - I was n't sure which category to select - this is regarding - - trading. Of course after sending a total of $80000.00 I finally figured out that this company just takes and takes and a person can never win. I asked that the taxes I paid be part of my account and they gave it to me as a " bonus '' - total $42000.00 - which I can never get back unless the money I lost is recovered which I read never happens. Read they were a scam. My account is now down to $3100.00. This was my retirement ( IRA ) money and their talk was good to get me to 'enroll ' by sending in the initial $250.00...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

January 25, 2017 - Purchased a - - - from - - website - - - for $10000.00 and never received the vehicle. My sales manager was - - - -|- - I wire transferred the funds from my bank to a Well Fargo Account as per their instructions. When the transport company went to go pick-up the vehicle they advised the - had damaged never advised so they made a decision to refuse the vehicle. I requested a refund and - - declined and advised " ... I agree to take a vehicle that matches my criteria. '' I worked feverishly with - & another salesperson - - and secured a replaceme...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

January 25, 2017 - During a real estate transaction, our law firm, our client, and the agent were hacked and fraudulent emails & domains were created. We were sent wiring instructions from " our client '' to wire proceeds. Proceeds were wired to a - - account that was set up and used for this scam....

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

December 8, 2016 - Contacted a firm - - - ( seller ) whose email had unknowingly been hacked, to inquire about a product ( - ) for sale, unbeknownst to me ( buyer ) & seller, an intermediary was relaying email messages between buyer and seller. At the point the seller sent bank wire info, intermediary substituted the Email attachment with correct bank info with his own attachment with intermediary 's fraudulent bank account information. I issued recall request with my bank ( - - - - ) but the receiving bank ( Wells Fargo ) denied the request to return funds ( $8200.00 ) despite stating i...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

November 7, 2016 - Our customer transferred by wire On -/-/2016 to a Wells Fargo account with the beneficiary of our company. This was a fraudulent account and we do not have an account with Wells Fargo. We believe the account used to receive and launder the funds was one that was set up by their employees which is related to the accounts that were opened up without proper authorization or documentation. Wells Fargo clearly did not exercise any caution given the problems they have with the unauthorized accounts. At the minimum they should have a matching program that would verify account holder name and number...

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Wells Fargo & Company Prepaid card fraud or scam

October 26, 2016 - Someone used my information go to apply for credit card...

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Wells Fargo & Company Prepaid card fraud or scam

October 13, 2016 - In light of the Wells Fargo scam I want to address the fact I was scammed for employment through - in an offer to be a secret shopper. I had just lost my job and the money I lost was a mortgage payment. This was all in conjunction with - prepaid cards that loaded funds through Wells Fargo accounts that I found were flagged and should not have been processing " bad checks '' on fake accounts. When I originally inquired about a $3200.00 check I received, I found all it was all connected through false checks. After filing a police report and visiting my local branch and finding this W...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

September 20, 2016 - On -/-/2014 - - was to receive a wire transfer from a - client. The wire of $40000.00 was sent to a scam account that a Wells Fargo employee opened in the name of - -, which we had no knowledge of. The client sent us the wire transfer receipt which showed the receiving bank as Wells Fargo, - - Branch We have no knowledge of this account and our account is in - in -. We called the Wells Fargo Branch immediately. The funds were still in the account. We told them this is a fraud. They did not help us. The next day a person walked into the - - Wells Fargo br...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

September 12, 2016 - I am writing about a wire transfer fraud issue that occurred to me several months ago. I am reporting it now because the fraud was with my accounts at Wells Fargo and it is clear that Wells Fargo has several internal issues. The fraud was characterized by first a small " testing '' wire transfer followed a few days later by a large wire transfer of several - dollars. I notified Wells Fargo of this fraud upon my realization ( a few weeks after it occurred ) and they immediately addressed the situation though the process included opening new accounts and closing the old ones over a period of ...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

August 20, 2016 - On the - of -, 2016, I went to the - - - branch of Wells Fargo bank to make a money transfer. I explained to the personal banker that my friend in - has asked me to transfer this money to his friend ( - ) in Ohio who is in distress and needed the money urgently. My friend in - was going to refund the money to me the following week. He banker successfully made the transfer for me ( evidence attached ). My friend informed me - had not received the funds after two days and I went to the bank on - of - to inquire that. The banker told me it takes three working da...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

July 12, 2016 - I sent a # of money wires to - with the assistance of an employee of a Computer maintenace co, known as " -. '' These wires were sent on the premise that i was enabling the recovery of an earlier scam by another entity, which was run through " - '' on - wires of $1500.00 each With the assistance of the - employee I sent money wires through - - - ( - ) for $750.00 each ; : Wells Fargo ( - ) $750.00. - $600.00. - $240.00. All sent to - - - -, Payable to payee, - a/c # -. A - wire was sent through Wells Fargo in the Amont of $240.00,...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

June 12, 2016 - I was the victim of a wire transfer scam involving a business 's Wells Fargo Bank account. It was demanded of me that I wire, no other method was provided, $67000.00 to the following Wells Fargo Bank Account on - -, 2016 : -, - - - - -, FL -. The Bank Wiring Instructions were as follows : Bank Information : Wells Fargo - - - - - - , FL - ( - ) - Name on Account : -, LLC Account Number : - Routing Number : -. This was a 'scam ' and a fraudulent wire transfer and there are numerous complaints against this business for these wire trans...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

May 28, 2016 - I was in the process of closing in my home, however somewhere in the process either my email or my agents email or even bith were hacked and I got email from the hackers pretending to be my agent and she kep receiving email from me ( neither one of us where actually sending the emails ). I received an email with instructions to wire transfer - USD to an account at the - - Bank in -, - We did not realize what had happened until the closing day which was 5 day after the transfer had happened. ...

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Wells Fargo & Company Prepaid card fraud or scam

April 1, 2016 - On or around -/-/-, I ordered my son a personalized gift card from Wells Fargo Gift Card Services in the amount of $150.00. I was told it would take 10-14 business days for the card to arrive. I paid for the gift card with my Wells Fargo Visa charge card. My card was charged for the purchase on or around -/-/-. -/-/-, I called Wells to inquire about the card, as I had not received it. I was having it mailed to me, rather than my son, to include it with other gifts for his birthday. I was told to give it another week. I waited another 10+ business days. I called t...

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