German prosecutors charge former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn with fraud

German prosecutors have charged former Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn with fraud over diesel emissions.

Prosecutors in Braunschweig announced Monday that Winterkorn was one of five people indicted in a case related to the automaker’s diesel emissions-cheating scandal.

Volkswagen declined to comment on the charges, describing them as a private matter.

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