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Monday, March 11, 2013

Disabled Veteran Wrongly Hounded by Wells Fargo Dies in Court

Disabled Veteran Wrongly Hounded by Wells Fargo Dies in Court
Posted on Mar 10, 2013

A typo by banking giant Wells Fargo resulted in a more than two-year legal battle that came to a tragic conclusion in December when Larry Delassus’ heart stopped in a Los Angeles area courtroom and he died, a new LA Weekly report reveals.

Delassus, a disabled Navy veteran, didn’t do anything wrong to warrant the legal action Wells Fargo took against him—as LA Weekly noted, he didn’t even owe a penny in taxes. Instead, he was the victim of a typographical error that the big bank made and then would not correct even after it discovered the mistake.
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