Michigan elgible to receive restitution for Volkswagon fraud settlement

file0001163431840Volkswagen sold over half-a-million cars in the US by marketing the vehicles as eco-friendly.

Megan Hawthorne is the Deputy Press Secretary for Attorney General Bill Schuette’s office.

She said Volkswagen deceived more than 10,000 Michigan customers in the deception.

“The affected Volkswagon their owners will receive restitution payments. And they will also get a choice between a buy back of the vehicle from Volkswagen. Or they can get an modification to their car to reduce emission that will be provided by Volkswagen.”

Hawthorne said if regulators don’t approve the modifications, customers are still eligible for a buy back.