Senator raises conflict of interest concern in probe of Fifth Third Bank’s ‘fake accounts’

A senior Democratic senator on Tuesday raised concerns that a federal regulator probing allegations that Fifth Third Bancorp employees created phony accounts may be conflicted because one of its staffers previously worked at the bank. On Monday, the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) charged Fifth Third with creating fake accounts between 2008 to 2016,… Continue reading at New York Post