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Facebook Removes Iran Accounts Targeting Americans

(CNN) - Facebook has removed fake social media accounts targeting U.S. politics. The social media giant says the accounts were run out of Iran. The removal is the latest in a series of moves to crack down on misinformation…

Facebook Removed 2 Billion Fake Accounts In 3 Months

(CNN) - Facebook says it removed 2.2 billion fake accounts in just three months. That's a record and almost as many as it's legit number of monthly active users, which is 2.38 billion. Why so many fake accounts? The…

Wells Fargo Paying $575M To Settle Fake Account Claims

(CNN) - Wells Fargo agreed to pay $575-million Friday to settle a slew of lawsuits against the company. The bank will pay all 50 states and Washington D.C. after it admitted in 2016 to opening more than three million…

Trump Vows To Punish Wells Fargo For 'Bad Acts'

(CNN) - President Trump had stern words for Wells Fargo on twitter Friday. He tweeted in part, "fines and penalties against Wells Fargo bank for their bad acts against their customers and others will not be dropped." In October, Wells…

Wells Fargo Uncovers Up to 1.4 Million More Fake Accounts

(CNN) - Wells Fargo says it's uncovered up to 1.4 million more fake accounts after a previously-announced analysis going back to 2009 That brings the total number of potentially fake bank and credit card accounts opened by employees to as…