Special Report

30 Scandals That Cost Companies Billions in Fines

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15. Wells Fargo
> Fine or settlement amount: $5,342,000,000
> Agency imposing fine: US DOJ and multi-state
> Reason: Settlement to address mortgage loan servicing and foreclosure abuses

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14. Royal Bank of Scotland
> Fine or settlement amount: $5,500,000,000
> Agency imposing fine: FHFA
> Reason: Settlement to resolve claims of violations related to private-label residential mortgage-backed securities trusts purchased by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

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13. Allianz Global Investors
> Fine or settlement amount: $5,763,000,000
> Agency imposing fine: US DOJ
> Reason: Pleaded guilty to securities fraud in connection with a fraudulent scheme

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12. Cardinal Health
> Fine or settlement amount: $6,489,000,000
> Agency imposing fine: Multi-state AGs
> Reason: Agreement to resolve investigations and litigation over its role in creating and fueling the opioid epidemic

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11. AmerisourceBergen Corporation
> Fine or settlement amount: $6,510,000,000
> Agency imposing fine: Multi-state AGs
> Reason: Agreement to resolve investigations and litigation over its role in creating and fueling the opioid epidemic

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