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Vokswagen executive sentenced to 7 years for emissions fraud

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A Volkswagen executive in the US has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
The executive played a key role in the company's diesel emissions scandal.
The sentence was the maximum possible under an August plea deal.
DETROIT - A U.S.-based Volkswagen AG executive who oversaw emissions issues was sentenced to seven years in prison and fined $400,000 by a judge on Wednesday for his role in a diesel emissions scandal that has cost the German automaker as much as $30 billion.
The prison sentence and fine for the executive, Oliver Schmidt, were the maximum possible under a plea deal...
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Former VW Exec Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison Over Role In Dieselgate

Former VW Exec Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison Over Role In Dieselgate

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Oliver Schmidt, the former head of Volkswagen's U.S. regulatory compliance office from 2014 to 2015, was sentenced on Wednesday to seven years in prison for his role in the German automaker's emissions cheating scandal.
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