PNC Financial Services Group Inc. received a subpoena regarding the return rate for its payment-processor clients from the Department of Justice.

The department's consumer protection unit is seeking information "for certain merchant and payment processor customers with whom PNC has a depository relationship," the Pittsburgh-based bank said Monday in a regulatory filing. "We believe that the subpoena is intended to determine whether, and to what extent, PNC may have facilitated fraud committed by third-parties against consumers."

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