Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Volkswagen
Current Parent Company: 
Volkswagen
Penalty: 
$40,000,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
May 2, 2018
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

VW agreed to pay $40 million in settlement of allegations of consumer fraud by misrepresenting vehicle emission teting resultss. Arizona did not take part in the multistate settlement finalized in June 2016 over the same violations.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Arizona Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Arizona
HQ Country of Parent: 
Germany
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
Specific Industry of Parent: 
motor vehicles
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Parent company note: 
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