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VW Pleads Guilty in Emissions Scandal; 6 Employees Indicted

VOA News Wednesday, 11 January 2017 ()
Six high-level Volkswagen employees have been indicted by a grand jury in the company's emissions cheating scandal, as the company admitted wrongdoing and agreed to pay a record $4.3 billion penalty. In announcing the federal indictments and plea deal Wednesday in Washington, the Justice Department detailed an elaborate and wide-ranging scheme to commit fraud and then cover it up. At least 40 VW employees were involved in destroying evidence, the government said. The penalty...
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Volkswagen agreed to enter a guilty plea to three criminal felony counts and pay a whopping $4.3 billion in penalties.

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