Chicago Reporter's investigation leads to $175 million settlement with Wells Fargo for discriminatory lending practices
It all started with our investigation. Back in 2007, The Chicago Reporter wrote a story about  discriminatory lending practices in Chicago. High-cost loans were being doled out in the city’s minority neighborhoods. Was it just coincidence, or were banks targeting communities of color for these expensive and complicated loans? Today, Illinois attorney general Lisa Madigan... Read more »