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California Suspends `Business Relationships' With Wells Fargo

California, the nation's largest issuer of municipal bonds, is barring Wells Fargo & Co. from underwriting state debt and handling its banking transactions after the company admitted to opening potentially millions of bogus customer accounts.The suspension, in effect immediately, will remain in place for 12 months, State Treasurer John Chiang said Wednesday. "Complete and permanent severance" between his office and the bank will occur if it doesn't change its practices, he said.
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