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Your Call: The Wells Fargo scandal; Trapped in Aleppo

Sep 29, 2016

  On the September 30th edition of  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the deadly air bombardments on Aleppo, Syria, and the worsening humanitarian situation in the besieged city.

We’ll also talk about Wells Fargo’s accounts scandal and the allegations that it forced employees to open millions of accounts without customers’ permission to reach sales targets. Tweet your questions and comments to @yourcallradio and join us live at 10am with Rose Aguilar, and you.

Guests:

Deon Roberts, banking reporter with the Charlotte Observer

David Dayen, contributing writer to Salon, and author of  Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street’s Great Foreclosure Fraud

Kareem Shaheen, Middle East reporter for the Guardian based in Beirut

Web Resources:

The Fiscal Times: The Real Scandal at Wells Fargo: Execs Got Rich by ‘Sandbagging’ Clients

The Charlotte Observer: California halts business relationships with Wells Fargo

The Guardian: Sectarian fighters mass for battle to capture east Aleppo