Yesenia Guitron, a Wells Fargo teller at the St. Helena branch in California began to notice that banks accounts were being opened without permission of the customer. She began to challenge this and was bullied and retaliated against for whistleblowing. Additionally Wells Fargo was targeting Latinos and immigrant workers for setting up fake accounts without the knowledge so that they could be fleeced. She also contacted the CEO John Stumpf personally and asked him to stop the fraud. She continued to be bullied, harassed and was terminated by management. She file a complaint with OSHA and OSHA manager Josh Paul prevented Whistleblower Protection Program investigator and lawyer Darrell Whitman from doing an investigation into her retaliation and illegal activity at the bank. Joshua Paul was also involved personally colluding with Wells Fargo executives in limiting their liability and keeping Guitron from winning her case. A US Federal Judge Claudia Wilken also did damage control for crooked Wells Fargo bosses by ruling that she was not retaliated against for whistleblowing despite massive evidence of the bank fraud and her reporting on it. The judge also refused to notify the US Attorney General and California Attorney General that potentially millions of fake accounts were being illegal set up by Wells Fargo executives.
The US Attorney General and present California Attorney General Xavier Becerra refuse to prosecute these criminals for mass bank fraud and conspiracy to defraud the public and immigrants. This interview was done on December 28, 2016.
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