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U.S. judge sentences Volkswagen to three-years' probation, oversight

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By Nick CareyDETROIT (Reuters) - A federal judge in Detroit on Friday sentenced Volkswagen AG to three years' probation and independent oversight for the German automaker's diesel emissions scandal as part of a $4.3 billion settlement announced in January.The plea agreement called for "organisation probation" in which the company would be overseen by an independent monitor. The sentencing was one of the last major hurdles to VW moving past a scandal that led to the ouster of its chief executive and tarnished the company's reputation worldwide."This is a case of deliberate and massive fraud," ...

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First Published: Sat, April 22 2017. 01:07 IST