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Company: Volkswagen Group of America
Current Parent CompanyVolkswagen
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Penalty: $17,900,000
Year: 2012
Date: December 14, 2012
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: product safety violation
Violation Description: Volkswagen agreed to create an $8 million fund and pay $9.9 million in legal fees as part of the resolution of class action litigation concerning sunroof drainage problems.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: District of New Jersey
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 2:2007cv02249
Case Name: Dewey et al v. Volkswagen of America, Inc. et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: Germany
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: motor vehicles
Specific Industry of Current Parent: motor vehicles
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