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SEC Sues VW, Ex-CEO over Diesel Emissions Scandal, Alleging Massive Investor Fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suing Volkswagen (VW) and its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn over the German automaker’s diesel emissions scandal, alleging a “massive fraud” on U.S. investors. VW was caught using illegal software to cheat …

VW Investors’ $48M Diesel Settlement Receives Preliminary OK

A U.S. judge in California has granted preliminary approval to a $48 million settlement for investors who said Volkswagen AG made false and misleading statements over its excess diesel emissions. Lawyers for the investors, who include police and other municipal …

Volkswagen Investors Seek $10.6 Billion Over Diesel Scam

Volkswagen went on trial on Monday to face investors seeking 9.2 billion euros ($10.6 billion) in compensation, arguing the carmaker should have informed shareholders earlier about its diesel pollution scandal. Shareholders representing 1,670 claims are seeking compensation for a slide …

Federal Judge Permits Some VW Investor Claims Over Diesel Scandal

A federal judge in California on Wednesday allowed some claims to proceed by investors who sued Volkswagen AG over its diesel emissions scandal, but agreed to the German automaker’s request to dismiss parts of the lawsuit. U.S. District Judge Charles …

UK Legal Action Launched Against Volkswagen over Emissions Scandal

A British law firm has launched legal action against Volkswagen, seeking thousands of pounds of compensation each for UK drivers affected by the carmaker’s emissions scandal. The German company is involved in lawsuits in several countries and is racing to …

Judge Rules VW Must Face U.S. Investor Lawsuit Over Diesel Scandal

Volkswagen AG and former Chief Executive Officer Martin Winterkorn must defend an investor lawsuit in California over the company’s diesel emissions cheating scandal, a U.S. judge has ruled. The plaintiffs, mostly U.S. municipal pension funds, have accused VW of not …

Volkswagen Wants Investor Class Action Suit Dismissed

Volkswagen AG and its former chief executive have asked a U.S. federal judge in California to dismiss lawsuits filed by American investors accusing the German automaker of deception involving its cheating on diesel emissions tests. VW late on Monday filed …

U.S. Investors Sue Volkswagen Over Diesel Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen AG was accused in a lawsuit of scheming to defraud U.S. investors who paid artificially inflated prices for the company’s foreign shares while it cheated on vehicle emissions tests. In what may be the first investor suit over Volkswagen’s …