Navajo Say Wells Fargo Defrauded the Elderly

The Navajo Nation on Tuesday made Wells Fargo Bank’s disastrous legal year a little bit worse, filing a 17-count federal lawsuit accusing the nation’s third-largest bank of targeting Navajos, especially minors, the elderly, and those who spoke limited English, with high-pressure tactics to open unnecessary accounts.

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Group Takes Fight Over Barrier Reef Pipeline Funding to Ninth Circuit

An environmental advocate’s attorney urged a Ninth Circuit panel on Monday to revive a lawsuit challenging the U.S. government’s funding of a natural gas project that opponents say threatens one of the world’s greatest natural wonders, the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

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Former HSBC Currency Honcho Can’t Block Extradition to US

A former head of currency trading at HSBC is facing extradition from London to the United States, where federal prosecutors have charged him with fraud for alleged front-running trades executed in advance of a client’s multibillion-dollar currency conversion.

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