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German prosecutors charge former Volkswagen CEO with fraud over diesel emissions

German prosecutors charged former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn with fraud over manipulations of diesel emissions testing scandal. Martin has been accused of serious fraud, the charge carries a max penalty of 10 years in prison. He was charged with embezzlement & violating competition law. IN 2015, Volkswagen admitted using illegal engine control software to cheat US Pollution tests, triggering a global backlash.