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Wells Fargo Banker Says She Drank ‘Bottles’ of Hand Sanitizer to Cope With Sales Tactics

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Since Wells Fargo’s practice of opening bogus accounts in customers’ nameswas first exposed, reports of the boiler room-like sales culture that led to the scheme have leaked out of the bank. In recent weeks, that trickle has turned into a flood as more and more bankers have come forward, including one former employee who says she drank “at least a bottle” of hand sanitizer each day to deal with the pressure.

Among other unethical practices, former banker Angie Payden claims she was forced to sell customers unnecessary financial products she knew they couldn’t afford and coerce them into opening new accounts by claiming old ones had been compromised. Eventually, Payden says, she could no longer take the periodic panic attacks and “extreme physical stress-related symptoms” of her job. From The New York Times:

One morning, before meeting with a customer, in which I knew I was going to…

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