Earlier this week, the US government arrested a Volkswagen executive in connection to Dieselgate while he was on vacation in Miami. Now, it's indicted six other employees.
The US Department of Justice said today that six Volkswagen employees have been indicted in connection with the company's emissions scandal. Volkswagen did not immediately respond to a request for comment.It was too difficult to Photoshop six headshots into the same picture.Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images
The employees are all higher-ranking members of the automaker's team. The six individuals in question include a head of brand development, a head of engine development, an engineering team leader, two former quality managers and a former environment and engineering office manager.
Today's an interesting day for Volkswagen. The automaker earlier today announced details of its settlement with the US government that covers multiple civil and criminal infractions. It will pay $4.5 billion and plead...(continued)