Oki Semiconductor Co. v. Wells Fargo Bank, 298 F.3d 768 (9th Cir. 2002)

A gang of thieves stole $9 million worth of semiconductors from Oki Semiconductor Company and laundered the proceeds through a network of dummy corporations and sham bank accounts set up by Anne Tran, a Wells Fargo Bank branch teller. Oki sued Wells Fargo, alleging that it was vicariously liable for Tran’s