By James Ayre Orders from the court are that Volkswagen AG exec Oliver Schmidt be detained until his trial in January 2018. These orders come from a US federal judge in Detroit. The decision follows arguments by prosecutors that Schmidt represented a substantial flight risk — as a reminder, the German constitution doesn’t allow for the extradition of German citizens to other countries
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