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Wed Dec 6, 2017, 09:23 PM

2. Evidently this fellow was one of the higher ups here in the U.S.A. but,.not at VW over all..

I wonder if anyone in Germany at the company's HQ got that much jail time, ...or any at all..

I read the article and it says that this fellow, Schmidt, was told what to say to California Regulators, and went along with the lies. He was told by higher up executives from Germany. According to the article. VW had been cheating on pollution for at least a decade. That the extra computer devise that cheated on pollution tests had
been known by higher ups for years. But the air here in the U.S.A. was supposed to be cleaner, but it turns out it was many times dirtier than regulators were led to believe. Not just a little, but many times worse according to the article. You know, those that told him what to say, they are not arrested, and again, what about those crooks who came up with the idea in Germany???

Here is the result of the con job that the German company played on the U.S.A.

The result? The engines emitted nitrogen oxide pollutants up to 40 times above what is allowed in the US.

I found this on the internet, I do recall this was the heart of the issue, the CEO of VW in Germany resigned. I have not found out if he was charged with anything, or lost his retirement pay.

Here is a link to the full story of the con...This is from the BBC News:

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-34324772

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