John Stumpf, Wells Fargo’ CEO and Carrie Tolstedt, the executive who ran the bank’s consumer banking division, have announced they will forfeit millions of dollars in bonuses over the bank’s scandalous sales practices.
The U.S.’s second-largest bank said today that Stumpf will not receive $41 million in stock awards, while Tolstedt will forfeit $19 million of her stock awards, effective immediately. Both say they are also giving up any bonuses for 2016.
The San Francisco-based bank’s independent directors are also launching their own investigation. Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $185 million to settle allegations its employees opened millions of accounts without customers’ permission to reach aggressive sales targets. Continue reading →
First off, Brad Pitt is alive, and besides his pending divorce from Angelina Jolie, he’s also very well. But that didn’t stop hoaxsters from creating the fake claim Pitt had indeed passed away.
Before you click out of curiosity, the bogus story came complete with a bad case of malware, that could expose your phone, computer or other device to hackers.
Facebook is warning users not to click on what appears to be a FOX News report about Brad’s death. If you do fall for it, and enter the requested info … the bad guys can get your passwords and control of your account. Continue reading →
Wrestler Hulk Hogan shelled out $1.6 million purchasing the house next door to his Florida home, after recently winning a huge payout from his lawsuit against now defunct gossip website Gawker.
Hulk, aka, Terry Gene Bolle, bought the plush four-bedroom, two-bathroom beachfront bungalow in August, reports say.
The 2,000 square foot home features a beachfront deck among the sand dunes and has panoramic beach views, according to the real estate listing. It is situated directly beside the 5,000 square foot, $3 million mansion he and his wife Jennifer bought back in 2014. Continue reading →
Donald Trump is getting some unlikely support from those who may otherwise be considered his adversaries. Of all people, filmmaker, Michael Moore is saying that he believes Trump scored a win at last night’s presidential debate over Hillary Clinton.
Moore, sounding off on Twitter, appeared to give Trump the win by saying the republican nominee “won” and “we all lost.”
The 62-year-old filmmaker warned “pro-Hillary gloaters” against celebrating over how Hillary Clinton did in the debate against the Republican nominee and insisted nothing she did changed things. “Pro-Hillary gloaters doing end-zone dance again when still on 50-yd line,” Moore tweeted. Continue reading →
Katy Perry, a staunch Hillary Clinton supporter, teamed with Funny or Die, Rock the Vote and iHeartRadio to create a PSA urging young folks to vote.
The video, which has only been viewed 15,000 times to date, is aimed at attracting younger voters and their active libidos..
“I’ve got some great news,” she says in the video — after waking up at 10 a.m. “This year, you can look like s**t when you vote.” The “Firework” singer then heads to the polls, detailing all the different just-rolled-out-of-bed looks voters can rock with confidence on Election Day. Continue reading →
FDNY battalion chief, Michael Fahy, was killed after a home containing a drug lab exploded in the Bronx Tuesday. At least 20 others were injured in the fiery explosion.
Chief Fahy, a father of three, was killed after being struck in the head by flying debris.
The 17-year veteran responded to a report of a gas leak at 300 West 234th St. near the corner of Tibbett Avenue in Kingsbridge around 6 a.m. Firefighters quickly realized they had discovered a drug lab, and began evacuating neighbors from the surrounding area when the home suddenly exploded, according to officials. Continue reading →
Donald Trump has a nose problem, but whether or not his constant sniffling during his recent debate with Hillary Clinton was caused by a slight cold or a drug problem has itself become an topic of debate on the internet.
The Republican nominee was heard sniffling throughout much of the first presidential debate on Monday.
The hashtag #sniffle quickly become popular on Twitter, with some comparing it to Al Gore‘s sighing from the 2000 presidential debate. Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean took it a step further, writing on Twitter: ‘Notice Trump sniffing all the time. Coke user?’ Continue reading →
The trusty Drudge Report poll numbers for “who won the Presidential debate?” are in and to say they are one sided would be a YUGE understatement.
The early numbers are in, and according to Matt Drudge‘s popular poll, Donald Trump is far and away the winner. Trump received a staggering over 90 percent of the vote among folks who consider him the clear winner.
AIR TIME: The debate will begin at 9 p.m. Eastern. It’s scheduled to end at 10:30 p.m. Eastern. TV CHANNEL: This debate will be broadcast live on all the major networks and leading cable sites, including ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, CNBC, Fox, Fox News, MSNBC, and PBS NewsHour and Univision.… Continue Reading Post