Former union official charged with misusing UAW-FCA training center fundsMarch 13, 2018
Former UAW official Keith Mickens has been charged in federal court in connection with the UAW-FCA corruption scandal, the latest in an investigation that has produced four guilty pleas.
Dealership's ex-controller pleads guilty to stealing $1.1 millionFeb. 26, 2018
A former controller faces 20 years in jail and a $2.3 million fine for embezzling more than $1 million from a Connecticut dealership.
Iacobelli pleads guilty in FCA-UAW criminal case as probe spreadsJan. 22, 2018
Former Fiat Chrysler labor relations chief Alphons Iacobelli pleaded guilty to two federal counts related to a conspiracy to siphon millions from an employee training fund.
Williams: UAW will weather the latest stormDec. 25
UAW President Dennis Williams said he doesn't expect much of a backlash from rank-and-file members during the union's Constitutional Convention in June. His expected successor, Gary Jones, and a slate of new leaders will stand for election.
Volkswagen cuts works council pay as prosecutors probe overpaymentDec. 22
VW has cut the salaries and suspended the bonuses of 14 members of its works council, including the council's head Bernd Osterloh, as prosecutors investigate alleged earlier overpayment.
VW will fire executive jailed for U.S. emissions violations, paper saysDec. 8
VW will fire Oliver Schmidt, who was sentenced to seven years in prison by a U.S. judge for his role in the automaker's diesel emissions scandal, a German newspaper reported.
VW exec faces sentencing in U.S. emissions fraud case todayDec. 6
VW executive Oliver Schmidt will be sentenced in court in Detroit for his part in the automaker's diesel scandal. Schmidt, a German national, faces up to seven years in prison.
Car dealer, pro gambler Billy Walters reports to prisonOct. 11
Mega car dealer Billy Walters is now in federal prison for insider trading. The Federal Bureau of Prisons website lists him as an inmate at a minimum security federal prison camp in Pensacola, Fla.
Toyota granted dismissal of U.S. criminal charge in unintended-acceleration caseOct. 5
A federal judge dismissed a criminal charge against Toyota after the automaker completed three years of monitoring as part of a $1.2 billion settlement over claims of sudden unintended acceleration in its vehicles.
Audi manager held in Germany being sought by U.S. for extradition, report saysAug. 18
American authorities asked Germany to keep an Audi executive in custody to prepare for his extradition while offering him a guilty-plea deal, Bloomberg reported
Munich prosecutors escalate Audi emissions-cheating probe to board levelAug. 4
Prosecutors in Munich say they are seeking to establish whether any Audi top managers violated their supervisory duties in connection with the diesel emissions cheating scandal.
The glamorous public life of Monica MorganJuly 31
Monica Morgan's high-profile lifestyle is under the microscope as her name surfaced in an indictment as a perpetrator of a multimillion dollar embezzlement scandal involving the UAW and FCA.