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Company: Volkswagen Group of America
Current Parent CompanyVolkswagen
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Penalty: $69,000,000
Year: 2017
Date: November 14, 2017
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: air pollution violation
Mega-ScandalEmissions Cheating
Violation Description: Volkswagen agreed to pay $69 million in settlement of allegations it violated New Jersey's clean air laws and defrauded customers by selling vehicles with devices that cheated emissions tests. New Jersey brought a stand-alone lawsuit in state court rather than join the multistate attorneys general action over the same allegations.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: New Jersey
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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