BREAKING: Investigators Raid Volkswagen Offices, Private Residences in Germany

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Volkswagen offices and private residences were raided Thursday morning in Wolfsburg as part of the ongoing investigation into the company’s emission scheme that saw “defeat devices” used in its 2.0-liter diesel vehicles, reports German media outlet HAZ. A team of approximately 50 task force personnel from the Lower Saxony’s office of criminal investigation raided multiple locations to gather evidence on those involved in the scandal. A “comprehensive collection of documents” (translated from German to English) was handed over to investigators. The names of the employees who had their homes raided were not provided. More as the story develops.