Wells Fargo ExpressSend Remittance Service Now Available Online

Wed Sep 9, 2009 8:00am EDT

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Making it Possible for Customers to Initiate Remittance Transactions 24-Hours a
SAN FRANCISCO--(Business Wire)--
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) has expanded its ExpressSend remittance service
to the online channel. Wells Fargo customers are now able to send an ExpressSend
remittance transaction through WellsFargo.com - making it possible for customers
to initiate remittance transactions 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. 

Wells Fargo offers international remittance products to the top seven countries
from the U.S. - Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, India, the Philippines, Vietnam,
and China. According to Javelin Strategy & Research, 77 percent of onlineAsians
and Hispanics actively bank online. 

"Many of our remittance customers are online banking customers, and prefer the
flexibility and convenience of conducting their financial transactions at
WellsFargo.com," said Daniel Ayala, head of Wells Fargo Global Remittance
Services. "This new service helps fill that strong customer desire for anytime,
anywhere banking." 

ExpressSend Online Features

* Among top banking institutions with proprietary remittances services, Wells
Fargo offers one of the largest country distribution for account deposit and
cash pick up of remittances in overseas locations. 
* Wells Fargo ExpresssSend includes e-mail notification and a detailed "Alert"
in their online session. 
* Customers will be able to see all of their valid, open ExpressSend Service
agreements and up to 18 months of remittance transaction history.

ExpressSend Service

Wells Fargo remittance products are economical, convenient and dependable.
Customers can send money directly to their beneficiary for one low transfer fee.
Customers may also qualify for fee discounts based on their account relationship
with Wells Fargo. 

"Wells Fargo`s remittance products are offered as value-added products to help
us build relationships with our customers," said Ayala. "Wells Fargo is focused
more on building relationships, and less on transaction fees ─ like some of the
more traditional wire transfer services." 

Wells Fargo ExpressSend customers can send funds to their beneficiaries in most
countries through their choice of four options - account to account, account to
cash, cash to cash, or cash to account. 

Wells Fargo provides multiple channels for transferring money, including by
phone (800-556-0605 or 1-800-TO-WELLS), in store and online. "Customers can rest
assured that their experience will be consistent among all channels - including
In-Store, Phone Bank and Online," added Ayala. 

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company with $1.3
trillion in assets, providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage and
consumer finance through more than 10,000 stores and 12,000 ATMs and the
internet (wellsfargo.com) across North America and internationally. 

Wells Fargo & Company
Lisa Westermann, 415-222-6236

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