United States: GM files appeal in RICO lawsuit against FCA

General Motors Co. is pushing forward with its racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV in an appeal to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals filed Tuesday.

GM’s case was cast aside by U.S. District Judge Paul Borman, even after the automaker presented new allegations in August that United Auto Workers leaders pocketed bribes from the Italian American automaker funneled through foreign bank accounts.

In its November 2019 lawsuit, GM accuses Fiat Chrysler’s late CEO, Sergio Marchionne, of orchestrating a bribery conspiracy to corrupt three rounds of bargaining with the UAW in a bid to harm and take over Detroit’s largest automaker. GM says it lost “billions” from the arrangement.

The original full article can be found at detroitnews.com

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