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Ex-VW chief could face 10 years in prison, stiff fines

Posted On: Apr. 17, 2019 6:20 AM CST

Martin Winterkorn

Martin Winterkorn, former chief executive of Germany-based Volkswagen A.G., could face up to 10 years in prison and millions of dollars in fines after German prosecutors pressed charges related to the diesel-emissions-cheating scandal, The Verge reported citing sources. Mr. Winterkorn could also have to return nearly $12 million in salary and bonuses.

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