VW is being investigated by the EU’s antifraud office since November 2015, in connection with loans based, in part, on VW’s green environmental reputation. The emissions cheating scandal has cost $25 billion. And counting. May recommend that Germany charges two employees with fraud. German authorities are in on the hunt, too.
“Volkswagen Faced With New Legal Woes,” The Wall Street Journal, August 1, 2017 B3.
Who knew what when, and who failed to disclose what they knew? When it rains, it pours.