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Navajo Nation Reaches Substantial Settlement with Wells Fargo

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Hueston Hennigan is proud to have secured a $6.5 million settlement with Wells Fargo Bank for the Navajo Nation.

The settlement resolves the Nation’s lawsuit detailing the Bank’s long campaign of predatory and unlawful practices and reflects a larger recovery than that obtained by similarly populous states.

The Hueston Hennigan team was led by John C. Hueston and Moez M. Kaba, and includes associate Lauren McGrory-Johnson.

Media Coverage

Navajo Nation Press Release

“Wells Fargo Pays Navajo Nation $6.5 Million In ‘Predatory’ Lawsuit Settlement,” Forbes, August 22, 2019.

“Navajo Nation Ends Appeal Of Wells Fargo Fake Accounts Suit,” Law360, August 20, 2019.

“Wells Fargo pays $6.5 million to Navajo Nation over ‘predatory’ practices,” Reuters, August 22, 2019.