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Tax Evasion Problems at VW “Not Small”

Aarti Maharaj | November 24, 2015

German investigators have launched a new criminal probe into Volkswagen (VW) in light of the automaker’s recent emissions scandal. Prosecutors are examining five suspects who might be involved in this investigation.

An Irish Times report said that prosecutors in Braunschweig are now investigating tax evasion allegations at the scandal-ridden German automaker. The prosecution is looking into whether the owners of VW vehicles that were wrapped up in the faulty emissions debacle paid little auto tax.

A VW spokesman told the Irish Times that the tax evasion problems at the company is “not small”.

In October, Compliance Week reported that German investigators found less than 10...

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