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ATG NEWS RELEASE: Attorney General Chin and office of consumer protection Executive Director Stephen Levins to hold news conference regarding Volkswagen settlement

Posted on Jun 28, 2016 in Latest Department News

HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin and Office of Consumer Protection Executive Director Stephen Levins will hold a news conference today at Noon at the Department of the Attorney General, 425 Queen Street, Honolulu.

The topic of the news conference is the recently announced settlement agreement requiring automaker Volkswagen to initiate corrective action and to pay for violating state laws prohibiting unfair or deceptive trade practices by marketing, selling and leasing diesel vehicles equipped with illegal and undisclosed defeat device software.



For more information, contact:


Joshua A. Wisch

Special Assistant to the Attorney General

(808) 586-1284

[email protected]


William Nhieu

Communications Officer

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs

(808) 586-7582

[email protected]