Safety Issue

Toyota Reaches $1.2 Billion Criminal Settlement With GovernmentIt's the largest criminal penalty ever assessed against an auto manufacturer -- $1.2 billion -- announced Wednesday morning by Attorney General Eric Holder.
U.S. Files Charge Against Toyota & $1.2B PenaltyThe government announced a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. on Wednesday and filed a criminal charge alleging the company defrauded consumers by issuing misleading statements about safety issues in Toyota and Lexus vehicles.