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Occupy Protesters Shut Down Wells Fargo Over ‘Fraudulent Foreclosures’


Upset with Wells Fargo’s foreclosure practices, protesters held a demonstration Wednesday that briefly shut down one of the bank’s branches in downtown Los Angeles. 

 The action was organized by Occupy Fights Foreclosures, an Occupy Los Angeles subcommittee that has been assisting homeowners fight what they consider are fraudulent foreclosures. 

About 80 activists, which included foreclosed homeowners, stood in front of the bank’s entrance for a half hour before joining the nearby May Day demonstration held by the Southern California Immigration Coalition.  

“Too many families are being thrown...