The Guardia di Finanza has conducted searches in the offices of the group Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in the framework of an investigation by the public Prosecutor of Turin linked to a similar investigation of the judicial authorities in germany. In particular, the Core of the Police’s Economic-Financial of the Fiamme Gialle, Turin, on the decree of the prosecutor of the capital of piedmont, has sent some agents in the offices of some group companies to gather evidence and documents on an alleged fraud on the market.
A joint investigation. The hypothesis of investigation is related to the possibility that on some models they were installed to control devices of the engine do not comply with the european regulation: in real driving conditions the emissions of pollutants would be greater than those detectable in the seat of the approval. The investigation is conducted in accordance with the Prosecutor’s office of Frankfurt, which has launched a parallel investigation for a similar hypothesis to scam on the German market. The operation also involves the Switzerland, and its coordination has been possible thanks to the cooperation of Eurojust, the Eu agency for judicial cooperation between the member Countries of the Eu.
Ready to clarify. The group, through a press release, confirmed the findings carried out in some european locations by the judicial authorities in the context of a request for international assistance request from the magistrates of germany. “The Company is immediately put at the disposal of the investigators and has provided extensive cooperation in the investigation,” said a spokesman, adding, ” as the group is examining the related legislation to clarify any request on the part of the judiciary.”
Source: Quattroruote.en – Edited by Anthon K.