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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Volkswagen
Current Parent CompanyVolkswagen
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Penalty: $8,500,000
Year: 2018
Date: June 6, 2018
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: air pollution violation
Violation Description: The Oklahoma Atttorney General announced that it had reached an $8.5 million settlement with Volkswagen to resolve charges of deceptive advertising in connection with the company's use of illegal software to cheat emissions tests. This was separate from the multistate settlements reached by VW over the emissions cheating issue.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Oklahoma Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Oklahoma
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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