The last time Tim Sloan, the new chief executive of Wells Fargo was in the spotlight, dozens of "Occupy Wall Street" protestors repeatedly camped outside his California home. Wells Fargo should be "ashamed" of its part in the foreclosure crisis, chanted the demonstrators, who one time dispersed only after a two-hour standoff with police.
Sloan took the unwanted attention in stride, saying the criticism of the financial services industry was "misplaced."
"We've made our share of mistakes, but when we make a mistake we listen and try to fix it," he told The Los Angeles Times after the protests in 2012.
Now, Sloan, 56, is facing an...