German prosecutors file emissions fees in opposition to 6 VW workers
FRANKFURT — German prosecutors on Tuesday filed fees in opposition to six Volkswagen workers for his or her function within the automaker’s emissions-cheating scandal.
Prosecutors in Brunswick, Germany, accused the unnamed workers of fraud and false promoting in addition to tax evasion, since VW vehicles outfitted with unlawful emissions-cheating software program shouldn’t have obtained street worthiness certification and tax breaks.
The staff labored on the automaker between 2006 and 2015 and have been under administration board stage, prosecutor Klaus Ziehe stated, including it was unclear whether or not they’re nonetheless employed on the automaker.
Volkswagen declined to remark.