A federal judge has turned up the heat on a putative class action challenging Wells Fargo Bank’s policy of freezing joint accounts when a bankruptcy is filed.

U.S. District Judge Anne Thompson in Trenton on Monday denied the bank’s motion to dismiss, Coiro v. Wachovia Bank, 11-cv-3587, finding its defenses turned on factual issues that couldn’t be decided this early in the case.

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