“Who we call, how often we call them, and how long we speak shows the government what groups we belong to or associate with, which political issues concern us, and our religious affiliation. Exposing this information –especially in a massive, untargeted way over a long period of time– violates the Constitution and the basic First Amendment tests that have been in place for over 50 years.”
If found guilty, Wells Fargo will have to pay hundreds of millions back to the federal government. However, prosecutors must be able to prove without a shadow of a doubt that Wells Fargo intended to defraud the government and this may prove tricky.
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