Boeing Violates Deadly Crash Settlement

(WBAP/KLIF) — The U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) has determined that Boeing violated a settlement that allowed the company to avoid criminal prosecution after two deadly crashes involving its 737 MAX aircraft.

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The DOJ will now determine whether or not it will file charges against the aircraft maker. Justice Department Fraud Section Head Glenn Leon says Boeing violated a condition of its $2.5 billion 2021 crash settlement by failing to make changes to prevent it from violating federal anti-fraud laws.

it’s not clear whether the government will prosecute the manufacturing giant, as they have until July 7th to make a decision. Two 737 MAX jet crashes killed nearly 350 people in 2018 in Indonesia and 2019 in Ethiopia.

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