Wells Fargo

Arrests made in Wells Fargo protests

Apr 24, 2012

This morning, up to a thousand protesters converged on San Francisco’s Justin Herman plaza and marched through the City’s Financial District to the Merchant’s Exchange Building, where the Wells Fargo Group was holding its annual shareholders meeting. The protesters called themselves The 99 Percent Takeover.

Protestors demanded a total moratorium on foreclosures, saying Wells Fargo’s lending practices were immoral, and accusing the bank’s leadership of being insensitive to the needs of ordinary people.

(SF Chronicle) // One of California's oldest companies, Wells Fargo, is hosting a shareholders meeting, today, along with hundreds of Occupy protesters. Several demonstrators chained themselves together, and at least three who gained access to the closed-door meeting were escorted out...