Three whistleblowers will split $1.7 million for warning the government about Takata’s dangerous violations of federal safety laws and for providing a substantial amount of information that helped the government make its case against the corporation, according to Insurance Journal. The three men used to work for Takata, the maker of tens of millions of defective airbags.
The Takata Cover-Up
The men turned over evidence that Takata lied to the government about the deadly potential of their airbags. Their body of proof helped to show that Takata “falsified data, subverted testing procedures, and concealed reports its airbags were prone to failure.”Read more here.