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Capital One explains Seattle office closure, 136 layoffs

Ashley Stewart

Capital One Financial Corp. plans to close its Seattle office by the end of the year and lay off at least 136 employees. The credit card and financial services company in December said it had about 250 people in its Seattle office in roles including user experience specialists, program and product managers, engineers and data scientists. Capital One on Wednesday notified the Washington Employment Security Department about its plans to cuts 136 jobs by September.