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US launches investigation against Airbus


12/21/2018


The US Department of Justice launched an investigation into the European aircraft manufacturer Airbus on suspicion of illegal transactions, the company could face a fine of several billion dollars, reported the French edition of Le Monde.



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"The company is under the blow of a new trial conducted this time... by the Department of Justice, which, both in the US and outside the country, is pursuing companies suspected of unscrupulous practices," the newspaper writes.

According to Le Monde, the company can be "sentenced to pay a fine of several billion dollars" or even "brought to justice."

The US agency officially launched an investigation at the end of 2017, but only notified the company about it "a few months later", by the end of the summer of 2018, the journalists specified.

In turn, Airbus said that the company cooperates with the US authorities, reports Europe 1 radio station, citing the aircraft manufacturer’s communiqué.

source: lemonde.fr






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