Volkswagen Pleads Guilty To Criminal Charges In Emissions Scandal

Watch VideoThe U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday it has handed down both criminal and civil penalties for Volkswagen to settle the investigation into the company's diesel emissions scandal. "For years, Volkswagen advertised its vehicles as complying with federal anti-pollution measures, calling them 'clean diesel.' But our investigation has revealed they were anything but," Attorney General Loretta Lynch said.Volkswagen agreed to enter a guilty plea to three criminal felony counts. That's a "rare admission of wrongdoing for a major company," according to The Washington Post.SEE MORE: Volkswagen Will Shell Out Billions Over Its Emissions...
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