Wells Fargo faces backlash from powerful fans of suit maker

Bankrupt suit maker Hartmarx, the president’s clothier, faced an obstacle to its plan to name a London-based firm as its buyer. Wells Fargo, the main creditor of Illinois-based Hartmarx, reportedly threatened to cut off future funds if the company went forward with the London firm. This has caught the attention of Washington lawmakers. According to the New York Times , “43 members of Congress wrote Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner on Thursday, urging him to press Wells Fargo to help pre…

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