Audi CEO arrested over cheating probe

Rupert Stadler

The dramatic development comes a week after Munich prosecutors raided Stadler's home after charging him with fraud and the falsification of documents that allowed diesel vehicles equipped with cheating software to be sold to European customers.

A spokesman for Volkswagen, which owns Audi, confirmed he had been arrested on Monday.

"The presumption of innocence remains in place for Mr. Stadler", Audi said.

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Audi has also been embroiled in the emissions scandal that has plagued Volkswagen.

German carmaker Audi's CEO, Rupert Stadler, has been arrested.

Stadler was accused of fraud and false advertising by German prosecuters last week.

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In the Reuters report, Stadler had his contract extended in 2017 and was named as a suspect alongside another unnamed member of Audi's board of management.

The so-called dieselgate emissions scandal first came to light in September 2015.

The Audi probe: Audi has been accused of having sold at least 210,000 diesel-engine cars fitted with cheat software in the USA and Europe, starting in 2009. The same goes for Munich prosecutors and Stadler.

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South Korea dictates the pace from the beginning, gets an early goal from Son Heung-Min and finish it off in the second half. He had his players switch jersey numbers. "If it has been perceived in another way, we apologize ", he said , AP reported.

The United States filed criminal charges against former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn in May, but he is unlikely to face USA authorities because Germany does not extradite its nationals to countries outside the European Union. Two managers are serving prison terms in the US.

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