German prosecutors searched the offices of a law firm Volkswagen Group hired to conduct an internal investigation into its emissions scandal, drawing the automaker’s condemnation Thursday.With questions lingering about whether certain top executives were responsible for the scandal, Munich prosecutors foraged through the offices of law firm Jones Day on Wednesday. They also searched German facilities of VW luxury brand Audi.The Jones Day search was “unacceptable in every respect,” VW said Thursday in a statement.The automaker called the action a “clear breach of the principles of the rule of law” in Germany and threatened to “take all action at our disposal against these proceedings.”

Source: German prosecutors search Volkswagen law firm that probed emissions scandal

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