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Germany investigates VW's ex-boss over fraud allegations

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By Andreas CremerBERLIN (Reuters) - German prosecutors launched an investigation on Monday into fraud allegations against former Volkswagen boss Martin Winterkorn, showing their determination to get quickly to the bottom of a scandal over rigged emissions tests that has rocked the global car industry. The German company also suspended three top engineers, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, as it tries to get to grips with a crisis that has knocked more than a third off its market value and could harm Germany's economy.Volkswagen has admitted cheating diesel emissions tests in the ...

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First Published: Mon, September 28 2015. 21:32 IST