In August, Oliver Schmidt pled guilty to federal charges of conspiring to defraud the US and violating the Clean Air Act in connection with Volkswagen's "clean diesel" emissions cheating scandal. Schmidt previously pleaded guilty to violating the Clean Air Act and conspiring to defraud the USA government in August for his role in Dieselgate.
In a letter addressed to Judge Sean F. Cox from the Federal District Court of Detroit, he wrote that "A script, or talking points, I was directed to follow for that meeting was approved by management level supervisors at VW, including a high-ranking in-house lawyer". Judge Cox told Schmidt during the sentencing hearing that he "viewed the cover-up as an opportunity to shine and climb up the corporate ladder".
"I made bad decisions and for that I am sorry", he said.
German citizen Oliver Schmidt was sentenced on Wednesday.
Alongside the sentence Schmidt was fined $400,000.
Defense lawyers for Garcia Zarate said Monday they will appeal the state charge for which he was convicted. If convicted, he could face up to 10 years in a federal prison, according to the Department of Justice.
He charged that Trump's domestic policies would lead to recession and his foreign policies would make the world more risky . During the 2016 presidential primary race, he labeled Trump a fraud and a phony in a University of Utah speech.
Rain chances this afternoon will remain low at 30%, but you may want to carry the umbrella for the chance of a couple of showers. An associated cold front will pass through the state Tuesday allowing Arctic air to infiltrate central IN mid-to-late week.
He has a chance to become the sixth Sooner Heisman victor and the first Heisman victor to begin his career as a "walk-on" athlete. The Georgia Bulldogs will certainly have their hands full with Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield in the Rose Bowl .
Severe gales and snow showers have caused travel disruption, school closures and power cuts as Storm Caroline sweeps in to the UK. Forecasting snow showers in the United Kingdom can be quite challenging as conditions are often borderline between rain and snow.
She first heard of Facebook's interest in children 5 or 6 years ago and urged it not to create a full social network for children. With more than 2 billion monthly users, Facebook can't exactly guarantee that it's going to be a safe place for kids.
Bliemeister said there has not been positive confirmation yet that it is Loofe's body, but there is a "strong belief" it is. When the date was over, she says she went to take Loofe home, but she asked to be dropped off at a friend's house.
Even with the behind-the-scenes turmoil, " Bohemian Rhapsody " is scheduled for release December 25, 2018. Now, Singer has accused 20th Century Fox of not allowing him to take time off to care for his ill parent.
Time Magazine's "Person of the Year" shortlist includes President Trump, special counsel Robert Mueller and Colin Kaepernick . TIME's first selection was Charles Lindbergh, the first person to make a solo non-stop flight across the Atlantic .
Eating cheese every day may help to protect heart health
Those who ate more cheese had a 10% lower risk of having a stroke and were 14% less likely to developing coronary heart disease. Overconsumption, however, can trigger high cholesterol and increase risk of heart disease due to high levels of saturated fat.
Starbucks Adds Augmented Reality to Shanghai Roastery
Starbucks is exploring "a range of options" for delivery, said Mr Johnson, who declined to specify when the service might begin. A Starbucks "partner" makes a siphon brew in the new Starbucks Roastery in Shanghai, China.
Trump calls on Saudi Arabia to lift Yemen blockade
Following Saleh's death, the Saudi-led coalition was reported to have blitzed Sanaa with an intensified campaign of airstrikes. The war and blockade has plunged Yemen into a major humanitarian disaster, leaving 20 million people in need of aid.
Lamborghini Wants in on the School Run SUV Market
Prices for the Urus, excluding taxes, start at £131,500, with the first customers due to receive their vehicles by spring 2018. If you own a successful small business, and want an ultimate sports vehicle you can take to meetings...then this could be it.
Honor View 10 Unveiled in the UK Ahead of January 8 Launch
It has a 5.99-inch FullView display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, a Full HD+ resolution (2160×1080), and a 403 pixel density (PPI). It was actually one of the first to go with an all-metal build, and that's what we have on the Honor 7X .
FSU hires former USF coach to replace Fisher
In eight seasons, Fisher went 83-23 (.783) and guided the Seminoles to three ACC titles as well as the 2013 national championship. FSU will play Southern Miss in the Independence Bowl while Taggart's old school, Oregon, faces Boise State in the Las Vegas Bowl.
Soccer coach arrested with teen had started new job
Marys, Georgia. "We just want you to know we love you and miss you, we need to know you are safe", mom Scarlet Frisina said. Rodriguez was arrested and is being held in Onondaga County on a fugitive warrant, according to Syracuse.com .