BC-US--Wells Fargo-Custo, 0277
Contributed by NAMPA / Associated Press.
Customers avoid new Wells Fargo accounts after sales scandal<
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By KEN SWEET<
AP Business Writer<
NEW YORK (AP) - Customers are still turning their backs on Wells Fargo after a scandal over sales practices, with the bank saying Friday the number of new checking accounts people opened was down 31 percent in January from a year earlier.
Applications for credit cards were even worse, dropping 47 percent. Branch bankers had 14 percent fewer inter ...