(Adds reported information about ad makers, paragraphs 7 and 8) FRANKFURT, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG has filed criminal charges over a spoof advertisement for its Polo small car that has been circulating on the Internet, Europe's biggest carmaker said on Friday. The so-called viral ad -- unauthorised by Volkswagen or its advertising agencies -- shows a suicide bomber detonating his explosives in a Polo parked outside a busy cafe, only to have the car absorb the blast. The ...
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