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Old 08-28-2017, 10:48 PM   #1
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Volkswagen Sentencing

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VW engineer James Liang’s 40-month sentence and $200,000 fine for his role in a worldwide scandal that defrauded American consumers could foreshadow tough treatment for seven other executives charged in the scandal, including one awaiting sentencing in December.
This is after a plea deal.
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Liang, 63, who helped devise software that cheated emissions tests and lied to government regulators, is the first person sentenced to federal prison in the scandal. He struck a plea deal with prosecutors in September and helped investigators unravel the scandal.
But the judge had the last word.
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The sentence was surprising considering that prosecutors recommended Liang spend three years in federal prison and pay a $20,000 fine. Defense lawyers wanted Liang sentenced to home confinement and a nominal fine, arguing the 120-pound man was too old and slight to serve time in a federal prison.
String 'em up.
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Old 08-28-2017, 11:03 PM   #2
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I got $2,300.00 more than I paid for mine. So, yay I guess. And yes hang um high.
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Old 09-07-2017, 03:55 AM   #3
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They gave a little less than I paid for the car... so yeah, it was worth it - at least for me ^^
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Old 09-09-2017, 03:45 PM   #4
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