U.S. jury rules against Freightliner in fraud case

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LOS ANGELES, Dec 16 (Reuters) - A U.S. court has ordered DaimlerChrysler AG and its heavy truck-making unit Freightliner LLC to pay more than $800 million in a tangled multinational fraud case, The Oregonian newspaper said on Saturday. The decision by a Multnomah County Circuit Court jury followed a British court's 2005 decision against Freightliner, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. Representatives of Freightliner and DaimlerChrysler could not immediately be reached for comment. The ...

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