Skip to comments.G.M. Said to Face Criminal Inquiry on Safety Problems
Posted on 03/11/2014 4:35:29 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
The Justice Department has begun a criminal investigation into the decade-long failure by General Motors to address deadly safety problems in its some of its cars before announcing a massive recall last month, according to a person briefed on the matter.
The preliminary inquiry by federal prosecutors in New York is expected to center on whether G.M., the nations largest automaker, failed to comply with laws requiring timely disclosure of vehicle defects.
The probe is the latest in a widening series of investigations of G.M.'s handling of faulty ignition switches in its Chevrolet Cobalt sedan and other cars that the company says are linked to 31 accidents and 13 deaths.
On Tuesday, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Democrat of West Virginia, said he would ask Senator Claire McCaskill, Democrat of Missouri, to hold hearings on a panel that oversees consumer product safety.
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I worked for a company that got nailed for something nefarious. They picked the Quality manager and threw him to the wolves; ruined his career. The guys who ordered the “indiscretion” were “shocked, socked, I tell you.” The government doesn’t care about justice so long as they can report just punishment and write down a corrective action saying “everybody was retrained and the situation will not reoccur.”
Everybody at GM should watch their backs.
The NYT has been going after this like pit bulls, I’m amazed.
That’s why the democrat senators are going after GM. Total frauds. Everyone voted for the bail out.
I don’t get it. Isn’t this “old” GM’s problem ?