SAN FRANCISCO - Wells Fargo & Co. confirmed Tuesday that it recently mailed retirement customers 13,000 certificate of deposit renewal notices with the year 1900 printed on them.The banking company traced the miscue to a supplier. "It was a printer error, not a Wells Fargo error," said company spokesman Lance Berg. "We feel confident that Wells is prepared for the year 2000."

The notices told customers in 10 states that their certificates would expire in January 1900 instead of January 2000.

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