A putative class action lawsuit alleging California-based Wells Fargo Bank N.A. fraudulently changed the maturity dates on thousands of mortgages across the country has landed in the Middle District of Florida, and it could prove costly for the bank.

The lawsuit is the latest example of bad actors in large banks taking advantage of unsophisticated borrowers, in the eyes of plaintiffs attorneys Benjamin Widlanski of Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton in Coral Gables and Ocala solo practitioner George Franjola.

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