Volkswagen Faces Criminal Investigation After $15.3B Settlement

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The U.S. Justice Department is working closely with German investigators to gather evidence for potential criminal charges in the Volkswagen emissions-cheating scandal, Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates said yesterday, the Associated Press reports. Yates said investigators are looking at "multiple companies and multiple individuals" in the probe, but she did not identify any of them at a news conference to announce a settlement of up to $15.3 billion in the case involving VW diesel cars that cheated . . .

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