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Apr 2017
April 27, 2017

Volkswagen AG to Pay $2.8 Billion in Criminal Fines Related to Emissions Scandal

On April 21, 2017, United States District Judge Sean Cox of the Eastern District of Michigan ordered that Volkswagen AG pay $2.8 billion in criminal fines stemming from the emissions scandal uncovered in 2015, which was discussed in a previous post. The scandal began after the automaker was accused of conspiring to defraud the government, commit wire fraud and violate the Clean Air Act in order to obtain necessary air quality emission certificates to sell certain vehicles in the United States.

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