Wells Fargo tries to kill fake account suit

FILE - In this July 14, 2014, file photo, a man passes by a Wells Fargo bank office in Oakland, Calif. Regulators announced Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, that Wells Fargo is being fined $185 million for illegally opening millions of unauthorized accounts for their customers in order to meet aggressive sales goals. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

(CNN Newsource/KRON) — Wells Fargo customers have opened a class action lawsuit against the bank over its fake account scandal, but Wells Fargo is not making it easy, according to CNN.

The San Francisco-based bank asked the U.S. District Court in Utah on Wednesday to force dozens of those customers to resolve their claims in closed-door arbitration instead of open court.

Wells Fargo argues that customers sign an agreement requiring them to enter arbitration.

The bank is being sued for opening as many as 2 million fake accounts using customer money without permission in order to boost sales numbers.

Wells Fargo has since apologized for the wrongdoing.

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