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Sen. Elizabeth Warren is calling for the ouster of 12 board members at Wells Fargo due to the fake accounts scandal that has rocked the bank.

In a letter to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, the Massachusetts Democrat said the scandal has “revealed severe problems with the bank’s risk management practices.” Warren said the central bank has the authority under federal statute to remove the members.

In an agreement with multiple authorities last September, Wells agreed to pay a $185 million fine in conjunction with a scandal in which some 2 million client accounts were created without the customers’ knowledge.

There have been subsequent allegations that even more accounts may be involved.

Even after paying the fine, Wells has continued to undergo reputational damage amid congressional inquiries and additional disclosures

Warren has been a harsh critic, and pointed out in the letter multiple instances where she believes the board at Wells failed customers.

“The fake accounts scandal cost Wells Fargo customers millions of dollars in unauthorized fees
and damaged many of their credit scores,” the senator wrote. “The scandal also revealed severe problems with the bank’s risk management practices — problems that justify the Federal Reserve’s removal of all responsible Board members.”

CNBC has reached out to Wells Fargo for comment.

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