Boeing (General)

by dulan drift ⌂, Monday, July 08, 2024, 18:56 (15 days ago) @ dan

July 7 (Reuters) - Boeing has agreed to plead guilty to a criminal fraud conspiracy charge and pay a fine of $243.6 million to resolve a U.S. Justice Department investigation into two 737 MAX fatal crashes.

The fraud centered around knowingly false representations Boeing made to the FAA about new software that saved money by requiring less intensive training for pilots. The Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) software feature was designed to automatically push the airplane’s nose down in certain conditions.

The deal does not shield any executives, the DOJ filing said, though charges against individuals are seen as unlikely due to the statute of limitations.

Classic ORG 'behaviour'. In fact it does shield executives, same way ORGs always do, coz none will be held accountable. Just pay a fine & carry on.

These executives made the decision to implement MCAS - to save money - then when it killed a bunch of people, they covered it up. All accomplished with zero responsibility by anyone - even after it was exposed.

I'm curious, has any ORG rep ever been jailed for covering up a crime? If you're an individual who covers up a murder, you go to jail, but if you're an ORG rep it seems you have total immunity. At least it explains why all those scientist felt emboldened to lie so brazenly to the world about Covid - they knew there would be no consequences - well not bad ones anyway - in fact they all made a fortune from it.

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