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Volkswagen Official Gets 7-Year Term in Diesel-Emissions Cheating - The New York Times

Mr. Schmidts arrest in January, more than a year after the scandal erupted, was something of a fluke . Having been transferred back to Germany, he came to the United States for a vacation with his wife and was seized as he waited for a departing flight in Miami. Why he risked arrest by traveling to the United States remains a mystery.