Charlotte Talks: Putting Charlotte's Challenges 'On The Table' / No Letup In Wells Fargo Scrutiny
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017
What happens when thousands of people meet to talk about improving Charlotte? Mike Collins sits down with organizers and attendees of "On The Table CLT," then gets an update on the troubles facing Wells Fargo.
That conversation continued last week as thousands gathered across the region for "On The Table" to connect in small groups with people they might not otherwise meet, and work toward what organizers describe as “a more inclusive and opportunity-rich community.”
What can these conversations do to bridge gaps in opportunity and trust? Will these meetings lead to more than talk?
Dianne English, executive director, Community Building Initiative
The Rev. Frederick Robinson, executive director, Mecklenburg Ministries
Michelle Guobadia and Dianne Chipps Bailey, attended "On The Table CLT" events
It seems there’s no escaping scrutiny for Wells Fargo.
Already embroiled in controversy for its fake-account scandal, federal prosecutors are now looking into the bank’s foreign-exchange trading. It’s a new area of focus for investigators, and it’s already lead to the ouster of four employees.
On top of that, regulators continue to look at an auto insurance program the bank has abandoned, but which could still cost the bank tens of millions of dollars.
Deon Roberts, banking reporter, The Charlotte Observer (@DeonERoberts)