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Volkswagen says offices of CFO, HR chief, chairman raided by tax authorities and prosecutors

From Reuters - November 14, 2017

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Prosecutors and tax authorities on Tuesday raided the offices of several senior officials of Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE), the German car-maker said.

Investigators searched the offices of supervisory board chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch, finance chief Frank Witter, and human resources head Karlheinz Blessing, a Volkswagen spokesman said. Files and computers were seized.

The raid was related to suspicions of overpayments for works council chief Bernd Osterloh, the spokesman said. Osterlohs office was also searched.

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