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Wells Fargo Tops 'Use Of A Work Email On An Adultery Site' League Tables

With Bank of America coming in at a close second.
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While JP Morgan and Capital One bring up the rear, which should be a source of pride for both banks: the vast majority of their employees understand what is and is not an appropriate use of corporate email.

Hundreds of bankers used their work emails to register for the adultery website, MarketWatch found after searching the data...Here are the financial institutions we searched for, and how many associated email addresses we found — bearing in mind that we cannot verify the accuracy of the data.

Wells Fargo — 175
Bank of America — 76
Deutsche Bank — 73
Citigroup — 51
Goldman Sachs — 45
PNC Bank — 28
U.S. Bancorp — 15
Bank of New York Mellon — 14
J.P. Morgan Chase — 9
Capital One — 4

Of course, Team Wells couldn't have possibly known Ashley Madison was going to be hacked, and that the hackers were going to dump the users' information onto the internet but for the future, a good rule of thumb would be to relegate this sort of stuff to your Hotmail account, just in case. Unless of course you want to discuss the matter with HR, in which case, as you were.

These bankers used their work emails on Ashley Madison [MarketWatch]


Bonus Watch '12: Wells Fargo Securites

Numbers for first, second, and third year analysts. 1st: bottom tier: 45-47k middle tier: 50k top tier: 60k 2nd: bottom tier: 57-60k middle tier: 65k top tier: 75k 3rd: top tier: ~95-100k

Small-Time Crooks No Longer Welcome At Wells Fargo, Bank Of America

Richard Eggers knows what we're talking about. The former farm boy speaks deliberately, can’t remember the last time he got a speeding ticket, and favors suspenders, horn-rimmed glasses and plaid shirts. But the 68-year-old Vietnam veteran is still too risky for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, which fired him on July 12 from his $29,795-a-year job as a customer service representative. Egger’s crime? Putting a cardboard cutout of a dime in a washing machine in Carlisle on Feb. 2, 1963. “It was a stupid stunt and I’m not real proud of it, but to fire somebody for something like this after seven good years of employment is a dirty trick when you come right down to it,” said Eggers of Des Moines. “And they’re doing this kind of thing all across the country.” Big banks have been firing low-level employees like Eggers since the issuance of new federal banking employment guidelines in May 2011 and new mortgage employment guidelines in February. The tougher standards are meant to weed out executives and mid-level bank employees guilty of transactional crimes, like identity fraud or mortgage fraud, but they are being applied across-the-board thanks to $1-million-a day fines for noncompliance...Bank of America has embarked on a similar firing binge to shed any employee convicted of a criminal offense involving dishonesty, breach of trust or money laundering, employment attorneys say. Wells Fargo fires Des Moines worker for laundromat incident 49 years ago [DMR]