Car: "Dieselgate": Charges against ex-VW boss Winterkorn

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Braunschweig (dpa) - In the exhaust scandal of Volkswagen, the former Group CEO Martin Winterkorn has been charged with four other executives - among other things, because of serious fraud. The prosecutor Braunschweig also proposes that they have violated the law against unfair competition. The accused are threatened with a sentence of up to ten years imprisonment. In addition, they are unlawfully obtained bonus payments withdrawn.

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