Wells Fargo Consumer Reports FCRA Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Wells Fargo is paying $3.8 million to settle a class action alleging it obtained consumer reports for employment purposes without making the disclosures or meeting other requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

Docket Number:


Company: Wells Fargo

Filing Deadline: January 1, 2100

Class Period: June 1, 2015 to January 24, 2016

Final Approval Hearing: May 11, 2020

Proof of Purchase:

Presumably company records are being used to identify class members. You do not need to submit a claim form.


You may be eligible if you live in the US and, between June 1, 2015 and January 24, 2016, Wells Fargo or its associated parties obtained a consumer credit report on you for employment purposes and to whom Wells Fargo or its associated parties made the disclosures required by the FCRA through the First Advantage background check platform.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Proportionate share of the net settlement fund, estimated at $46.85 per person.

Total Settlement Amount: $3,800,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Setareh Law Group

Case Name: Rivera v. Wells Fargo Bank. N.A.

Settlement Website: Wells Fargo Consumer Reports FCRA Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Rust Consulting

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Rivera v. Wells Fargo Bank NA Class Action Settlement
c/o Rust Consulting, Inc. – 6820
PO Box 54
Minneapolis, MN 55440-0054

Tags: Background Reports, FCRA