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VW says ex-FBI director’s testimony could “inflame” jury

By Sam Fry

17 January 2020

VW says ex-FBI director’s testimony could “inflame” jury Volkswagen (Credit: Credit: iStock.com/josefkubes )

German car manufacturer Volkswagen has asked a US court to ban Louis Freeh from testifying in an upcoming trial because he had access to sensitive documents linked to the diesel emissions scandal.