WASHINGTON — Wachovia Bank NA, now Wells Fargo & Co., has reached a tentative settlement of a consolidated class- action suit with municipal issuers over antitrust charges of bid-rigging for municipal investment, derivatives and other contracts.

Wells Fargo disclosed the tentative settlement in a quarterly financial filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. It was reached with attorneys for the issuers on Oct. 21 but still must be approved by a federal judge in New York.

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