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Volkswagen executive faces sentencing in U.S. emissions fraud case (VOW3)

Volkswagen AG executive Oliver Schmidt will be sentenced in federal court in Detroit on Wednesday for his part in a diesel emissions scandal that has cost the German automaker as much as $30 billion. Under a plea agreement, Schmidt, a German national, will face up to seven years in prison and a fine between $40,000 and $400,000 after admitting to conspiring to mislead U.S regulators and violating clean-air laws. In a sentencing memorandum submitted to U.S. District Judge Sean Cox, U.S. prosecutors argued Schmidt should be sentenced to the full seven years in prison. 06-12-17
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Volkswagen executive faces sentencing in U.S. emissions fraud case (VOW3)
Volkswagen AG executive Oliver Schmidt will be sentenced in federal court in Detroit on Wednesday for his part in a diesel emissions scandal that has cost the German automaker as much as $30 billion. Under a plea agreement, Schmidt, a German national, will face up to seven years in prison and a fine between $40,000 and $400,000 after admitting to conspiring to mislead U.S regulators and violating clean-air laws. In a sentencing memorandum submitted to U.S. District Judge Sean Cox, U.S. prosecutors argued Schmidt should be sentenced to the full seven years in prison.
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